Blue Jackets defenceman Anton Stralman injured against Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Columbus defenceman Anton Stralman left Sunday’s game against Nashville with a lower-body injury.

With 10:40 remaining in the opening period, Nashville right wing Martin Erat attempted to carry the puck into the Columbus zone. Erat and Stralman collided at the Columbus blue line, and Stralman left the ice soon thereafter.

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At the next stop in play, Stralman came back onto the ice to test the injury before heading back to the locker room. The team said his return was doubtful.