Predators shelve LW Hartnell, D Weber with injuries

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(TSX / STATS) -- The Nashville Predators placed left wing Scott Hartnell and defenseman Yannick Weber on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Hartnell will be out three to five weeks with a lower-body injury while Weber is expected to be sidelined two to four weeks with a lower-body ailment.

Hartnell, who signed a one-year, $1 million contract in July, has collected four goals and three assists through 16 games this season.

The 35-year-old Saskatchewan native has recorded 318 goals and 372 assists in 1,203 career games with the Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets and Predators since being selected by Nashville with the sixth overall pick in the 2000 draft.

Weber has notched two assists in 12 games this season on the heels of signing a one-year, $650,000 contract in June.

The 29-year-old Weber, who is a two-time Olympian with his native Switzerland, has scored 23 goals and set up 57 others in 359 career contests with the Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks and Nashville.

Updated November 14, 2017