Forward Patric Hornqvist will not be in the line-up tonight as he returned to Nashville early this morning for the birth of his baby girl.
NHL.com "Nashville Predators right wing Patric Hornqvist will return to the lineup Sunday against the Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena after missing two games with an upper-body injury. Hornqvist ranks fourth on the Predators in goals with nine in 41 games. As a net-front presence, he's also an..." January 12
NHL.com "Nashville Predators forward Patric Hornqvist left a game against the New York Rangers on Saturday night in the first period with an upper-body injury. The Predators said via their Twitter account that he will not return. " November 24
Tennessean "The Nashville Predators have agreed to a contract extension with forward Patric Hornqvist worth $21.25 million over five years. Hornqvist, 26, led the Predators in goals in 2011-12 with 27. He also scored 30 goals in the 2009-10 season. This season Hornqvist had four goals and 10 assists..." April 30
Tennessean "Predators forward Mike Fisher will probably return for Nashville’s Thursday game against the Detroit Red Wings. Fisher has missed Nashville’s last seven games with a hand injury. Overall, he has missed 10 games with the issue. Fisher sustained the injury March 28 when he blocked a shot against..." April 25
Tennessean "Predators defenseman Hal Gill will likely end his 12-game absence due to a lower body injury tonight when Nashville plays Columbus. Without Gill in the lineup, the Predators have killed off just 24 of 37 opposing power plays. “It’s tough to miss games, it’s tough to sit out,” Gill said...." March 23
Yahoo! Sports "Hornqvist returned to his first full practice Sunday since suffering his knee injury on Jan. 26, The Tennessean's John Glennon reports. He is expected to be activated from IR on Monday" February 18
Patric Hornqvist is on the plane to Denver. He's expected to be activated from Injured Reserve tomorrow morning.