Anton Volchenkov D NAS 2 Days

Volchenkov left Tuesday's game against the Bruins with a lower-body injury and will not return, Eric Stromgren of The Tennessean reports.

Volchenkov had dealt with what was classified as a leg injury as recently as last week, so it wouldn't be especially surprising if what was revealed that he suffered some sort of aggravation. The blueliner accrued no meaningful statistics in his 2:56 of ice time before leaving.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 8 Days

Volchenkov (leg) returned to the lineup Tuesday versus the Avalanche, logging 10:03 of ice time.

Though Volchenkov saw over three minutes fewer of ice time than he normally receives, coach Peter Laviolette may have chosen to limit his workload a bit coming off the leg injury. Volchenkov was generally not expected to play Tuesday, but his early return aided the Predators in their 3-0 victory.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 9 Days

Volchenkov (leg) is considered unlikely to play Tuesday against the Avalanche, Eric Stromgren of The Tennessean reports.

Volchenkov was able to join the Predators for Tuesday's morning skate, but his lack of participation in pairing work suggests he's not quite ready to return. Victor Bartley is set to replace him in the lineup, though Volchenkov could be ready to go when the Predators head to Arizona for a game Thursday night.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 12 Days

Volchenkov will not play Saturday night against the Blackhawks due to a lower body injury, the teams' official site reports.

Volchenkov potentially sustained the injury in Thursday's contest again the Blues, and will miss the weekend showdown as a result. Consider him a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with the Avalanche.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 1 Month

Volchenkov has completed his four-game suspension and will be available Tuesday against the Oilers.

The blueliner was handed the ban for his hit on the Flames' Michael Ferlund in an Oct. 31 game, which resulted in a concussion for the young forward. Volchenkov has two points and a plus-2 rating over 10 games on the season.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 2 Months

Volchenkov was suspended for four games Sunday following his hit on Flames' forward Michael Ferland.

Volchenkov has just two points this season through ten games, and will have to wait another four before he can increase that total. The suspension will keep him out of game action until Nov. 11 against the Oilers unless he appeals.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 2 Months

Volchenkov assisted on both of the Predators' goals in their shutout win over the Jets on Friday.

The points were Volchenkov's first of the season, but he shouldn't be counted on to offer many contributions on the offensive end. Instead, he'll play a stay-at-home role on the pairing with youngster Seth Jones, offering most of his utility in the form of hits and blocked shots.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 5 Months

Anton Volchenkov has agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract with the Nashville Predators.

Volchenkov became a free agent after the New Jersey Devils bought out the last two seasons of his six-year, $25.5 million contract. He's a defensive defenseman that will probably end up on Nashville's third-pairing.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 6 Months

Anton Volcehnkov cleared waivers after his buyout by the Devils.

He is now a free agent and can be signed by any NHL club. He will make a nice third-fourth rearguard on a competitive team provided he can stay healthy. That, however, is not a given.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 6 Months

The New Jersey Devils might end up using their final compliance buyout on Anton Volchenkov.

Volchenkov comes with a $4.25 million annual cap hit for each of the next two seasons. He had eight assists in 56 contests and averaged just 16:47 minutes of playing time per game in 2013-14.