Eric Nystrom's foot is indeed broken. Out indefinitely, on injured reserve.
Tennessean "Forward Eric Nystrom skated this morning at Joe Louis Arena, but was ruled out by the Predators with an “upper body” injury for tonight’s game at Detroit. Nystrom took a punch behind his ear last week against the New York Islanders. “When you get knocked there, it affects your balance a little..." November 19
Eric Nystrom is out for tonight's game against Chicago with an "upper body injury" sustained after taking punch to head last night.
Tennessean "Eric Nystrom finished Saturday’s training camp scrimmage at Centennial Sportsplex with a goal and a bloody nose. It symbolized why the Predators signed the forward this summer — to deliver hits and score on occasion. “I think I’m a really unselfish player and will do whatever it takes to win..." September 15
Preds sign Eric Nystrom, 4 years, $10 million