SOG: 10 | +/-: -3
"After consulting with our medical team it was determined that it would be in Radek's best interest not to play again this season," GM Scott Howson said in a statement. "Radek is very disappointed, as are we, that he will not return to the ice this year but his health moving forward is the most important factor in this decision."
Lebda, 30, has 19 goals and 53 assists with 215 penalty minutes and a plus-17 rating in 367 NHL regular-season games with the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. He has a goal and nine assists among with 18 penalty minutes in 26 games this season with the Springfield Falcons, Columbus' AHL affiliate.
Lebda spent six-plus seasons in the Red Wings organization after signing with the club as a free agent on April 3, 2004, and was a member of Detroit's 2008 Stanley Cup-winning team. He spent the 2010-11 season with Toronto, scoring a goal and adding three assists with 14 PIM in 41 games with the Maple Leafs.