Predators scratched defenceman Hal Gill from Game 3 with lower body injury against Red Wings

DETROIT – The Nashville Predators scratched defenceman Hal Gill from the lineup in Game 3 against the Detroit Red Wings.

Gill was out for a third straight game on Sunday because of a lower body injury. He hasn’t played since blocking a shot on April 5 against Dallas.

Detroit defenceman Ian White was healthy enough to play after injuring his left in Game 2.

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The Predators made some changes for the first game in Detroit. They replaced forward Matt Halischuk with Jordin Tootoo and played defenceman Ryan Ellis in place of Jack Hillen.