Predators goalie Anders Lindback leaves game against Avalanche in third period with injury

DENVER – Nashville Predators goalie Anders Lindback left Saturday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche late in the third period because of an undisclosed injury.

Lindback was hurt with 2:14 left in the third. The Nashville backup landed on the back of his head after Colorado left winger Cody McLeod collided with him in the crease.

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Lindback had 34 saves when he left the game. There was no report of the severity of the injury.

Pekka Rinne, the Predators’ No. 1 goalie, replaced Lindback.