(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Nashville Predators announced Friday that defenseman Shea Weber will miss the remainder of the team's first-round playoff series with the Chicago Blackhawks due to a lower-body injury.
Weber has not played since Game 2 of the series when he endured the injury. There was speculation that Weber tore his ACL, but the Predators announced that this isn't true.
Weber played in 78 games for the Predators this season, averaging 26:22 of ice time per game while compiling 15 goals and 30 assists.
Game 6 of the Predators' series with the Blackhawks is Saturday night in Chicago. The Hawks lead the best-of-seven series 3-2.
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