Predators’ Hynes has no update after Saros leaves game with apparent injury

Watch as Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros heads to the dressing room after picking an apparent injury against the Calgary Flames.

Nashville Predators head coach John Hynes did not provide an update on Juuse Saros‘ status after the star goaltender left Tuesday’s game against the Calgary Flames with an apparent injury.

Saros looked to be limping as he skated off of the ice and headed to the dressing room with 6:32 remaining in the third period.

“I don’t have any update on him,” Hynes told reporters after the game. “He’s still getting evaluated. I haven’t talked to the trainer or anything yet, so we’ll probably have more on that tomorrow.”

David Rittich came on in relief and gave up the game-tying goal from Matthew Tkachuk with a second left on the clock in regulation and conceded the winner in overtime as Elias Lindholm found the back of the net as Calgary completed a 5-4 comeback victory.

Saros, who played in his first All-Star Game this season, has posted a career-high 38 wins during the 2021-22 campaign as well as a 2.64 goals-against average and .918 save percentage.

Nashville (44-29-7) has clinched a playoff berth and has two regular-season games remaining.

The Predators are tied with the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference wild-card standings with 95 points each.

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