Predators LW Sullivan hurts knee in collision, misses end of Game 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville forward Steve Sullivan sustained an apparent knee injury late in regulation of the Predators’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night and is listed as day to day.

Sullivan was hurt during a collision with Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis with 3:10 left in regulation, and didn’t return to the game.

Sullivan banged into Hamhuis along the boards, went down and then limped to the bench when the game was tied 2-2. He went immediately to the dressing room, and the Predators said he sustained an undisclosed lower body injury.

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Nashville coach Barry Trotz didn’t have an update on Sullivan’s condition after the Predators’ loss that put them in a 2-1 hole in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series.

Trotz expected to have more information about Sullivan on Wednesday. Game 4 of the series is Thursday night in Nashville.

Sullivan has two goals in the playoffs. Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo stopped him on a breakaway in the first period.