Predators defenceman Ryan Suter injured in second period versus Coyotes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Predators defenceman Ryan Suter was injured late in the second period against the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.

The team announced Suter had an upper-body injury and would not return.

With 26 seconds remaining in the period, Suter took a hit from Phoenix captain Shane Doan in the left corner of the Nashville zone. Following the hit, play continued for a few seconds before Suter was assessed a minor penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct.

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He went to the Nashville locker room and did not serve the penalty.