Hal Gill (lower body) should start joining the Predators for skates soon.
Gill, who has been skating on his own, has missed four straight games. That's been bad news for the Predators, who have struggled to kill penalties without him. "When you get a guy like that, you expect him to help your PK," Shea Weber said. "When he's out of the lineup, he can't, so right now we have to try to find a way without him to stop the bleeding." Meanwhile, Gill probably won't be able to return on Friday or Saturday.