SOG: 87 | +/-: 7
"It's not my head, though, so that's a good thing," Suter said.
Suter, who is scheduled to play in his first career NHL All-Star Game later this month, initially suffered his injury during Saturday's 4-2 win over the Flyers at Bridgestone Arena. He finished that game, logging 26:56 of ice time, and decided to play Monday at Nassau Coliseum after feeling good during warm-ups.
He played 10 shifts totaling 7:04 of ice time in the first period, but did not return. The Predators took a 3-0 lead over the Islanders when Suter was in the lineup, but have been outscored by a combined 4-0 in the five periods that he has since missed. They lost the Rangers, 3-0, Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.
"I tried playing in New York, it felt good, and then it just went bad," Suter said. "You're shooting pucks (in warm-ups) and you're like, 'Oh no.' Then you're like, 'I'm alright, I'll battle through it,' but it just got worse."
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