Predators place Viktor Arvidsson on IR with upper-body injury

Viktor Arvidsson has landed on the IR after this slash from Esa Lindell at the end of regulation in a Predators win over the Stars.

The Nashville Predators have placed forward Viktor Arvidsson on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

Arvidsson was hurt in Saturday’s game against the Dallas Stars after taking a slash from Stars defenceman Esa Lindell and then crashing hard into the boards late in the third period. You can watch a video of the play at the top of this page.

Saturday’s matchup against Dallas marked Arvidsson’s return from a lower-body injury that kept him out for three games. The 25-year-old has eight goals and 13 points in 13 games this season.


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