Anton Volchenkov D NAS 1 Month

Volchenkov (lower body) will return to the lineup Tuesday versus the Blues, NHL.com's Robby Stanley reports.

Volchenkov missed five consecutive contests with the injury, but was probably missed by few fantasy players, as he only has three points on 25 games this season. He'll replace Victor Bartley on the Preds' third defensive pairing.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 1 Month

Volchenkov (lower body) will not be available for Tuesday's game against the Bruins, Eric Stromgren of The Tennessean reports.

The Predators will give Volchenkov until after the Christmas holiday to heal up from the injury, as he'll sit for the third straight contest Tuesday. There hasn't much word regarding his progress from the injury he sustained last Tuesday, making an exact return date difficult to pinpoint at this time.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 1 Month

Volchenkov (lower body) will not play against the Blue Jackets on Monday, Eric Stromgren of the Tennessean reports.

Volchenkov is in line to miss his second-straight skate with a lingering lower-body injury. He should be considered day-to-day ahead of Tuesday's game against the Bruins.

Anton Volchenkov D NAS 2 Months

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 2 Months

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 2 Months

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 2 Months

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 3 Months

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 3 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 4 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.