Kevin Wilson, the Nashville Predators' hockey communications manager, brings some not-entirely-unexpected news:
Gabriel Bourque, @colinwilson33 & Paul Gaustad are undergoing season-ending surgeries, expected to be ready for 2013 Training Camp @predsnhl— KWilsonPreds (@KWilsonPreds) April 11, 2013
#57 / Left Wing / Nashville Predators
Mar 04, 1989
|2012 - Gabriel Bourque||34||11||5||16||+6||4||3||1||2||50||22.0|
Bourque has been out of the lineup since the April 1 game against Chicago. He is under contract for two more seasons and should reasonably aspire to a second-line role in the fall.
#33 / Left Wing / Nashville Predators
Oct 20, 1989
|2012 - Colin Wilson||25||7||12||19||+1||4||2||0||1||26||26.9|
Willy has been out since the March 9 home game against Minnesota, and was leading the team in scoring at the time. He, too, is under contract for two more seasons.
#28 / Center / Nashville Predators
Feb 03, 1982
|2012 - Paul Gaustad||23||2||3||5||-1||20||0||0||0||35||5.7|
Goose hasn't played since April 4, and is under contract for three more years.