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Eric Nystrom | Winger | #24

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/14/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 1 (10) / CAL
Contract: view contract details

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Eric Nystrom (foot) is out indefinitely.
Reports about his broken foot are true and he has been placed on injured reserve by the Predators. Feb 1 - 5:35 PM

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Eric Nystrom (foot) has been placed on injured reserve.

He reportedly broke his foot back on Jan. 26 against Vancouver when he blocked a shot.
Feb 1 - 3:04 PM

Eric Nystrom and Petter Granberg will be scratched from Tuesday's match against Chicago.

Nystrom has posted five goals with 69 hits through 34 games this season, which unfortunately isn't enough to warrant a spot on your fantasy roster.
Jan 12 - 7:42 PM

Eric Nystrom scored a goal in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Blackhawks.

Nystrom's goal at the 19:14 mark of the second period cut Chicago's lead to 2-1, but that's as close as the Preds would come. Roman Josi picked up the only assist on the goal. Nystrom has four goals in 20 games in '15-16.
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 12:13:00 AM

Eric Nystrom will return to the Predators lineup against the Wild on Saturday.

Nystrom hasn't played since Halloween, a span of eight games due to injury. He's produced a trio of goals and 21 hits in his 10 games this season, and probably doesn't warrant a spot on your squad.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 07:27:00 PM

Eric Nystrom (upper body) has been activated from the injured list.

The 32-year-old has missed the last eight games because of the injury. Nystrom has three goals in 10 games. The Predators assigned Colton Sissons in a corresponding move.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 06:25:00 PM

Eric Nystrom (upper body) has been moved to injured reserve.

He has missed the last three games due to the ailment. Nystrom was placed on the team's IR so that Marek Mazanec could be recalled on an emergency basis.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 12:10:00 PM

Eric Nystrom will miss Sunday's tilt with Anaheim due to an upper body injury.

Nystrom suffered the injury after going awkwardly into the boards in the third period on Saturday against the Kings. The veteran rugged winger has recorded three assists and 18 hits in 10 games so far this season.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 08:16:00 PM

Eric Nystrom got his first goal of the season Tuesday night.

He scored into an empty net to seal Nashville's 3-1 win over New Jersey. Nystrom contributed just seven goals and 12 points in 60 games last season. Needless to say, he shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Wed, Oct 14, 2015 10:09:00 AM

Eric Nystrom (lower body) took part in Thursday's morning skate.

However, he isn't expected to play in Game 5. Nystrom has been sidelined since Mar. 3 because of a lower-body injury.
Thu, Apr 23, 2015 02:34:00 PM

Eric Nystrom (lower body) wasn't on the ice for the Predators' practice on Friday.

It would be surprising if Nystrom ended up playing in Game 2 on Friday. He hasn't participated in a contest since March 3.
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 06:04:00 PM

Eric Nystrom will not be ready to begin the playoffs.

Coach Laviolette said that Nystrom, "remains further out" in his recovery from the lower body injury that's kept the veteran forward out for five weeks now. Nystrom has seen 13 combined playoff games with the Flames between 2007-09, scoring two goals and four points on 12 shots with one game-winner.
Sun, Apr 12, 2015 06:34:00 PM

Eric Nystrom's lower-body injury will cost him four weeks.

There's only five weeks left in the regular season, so at this point a best case scenario would probably be Nystrom getting in a couple more contests before the playoffs start. He has seven goals and 12 points in 60 contests in 2014-15.
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 02:20:00 PM

Eric Nystrom (lower body) is not expected to play in Saturday's game against Winnipeg.

He sat out Thursday's contest versus the Islanders after he was injured on Tuesday. Coach Peter Laviolette said that Nystrom is "under evaluation."
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 11:18:00 AM

Eric Nystrom suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Tuesday's 3-1 loss to New Jersey.

He wasn't able to return after he crashed into the boards. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 01:15:00 PM

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4Paul Gaustad
5Cody Bass
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2Gabriel Bourque
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4Austin Watson
5Miikka Salomaki
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