NASHVILLE TN - NOVEMBER 30: Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators scores a power play goal at 3:36 of the first period against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Bridgestone Arena on November 30 2010 in Nashville Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Shea Weber Injury: Predators Captain Returns To Practice, But Still Out Of Lineup

Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber returned to practice on Tuesday, but he's still out of the lineup "until he feels comfortable," according to coach Barry Trotz.

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Shea Weber Injury: Preds Captain Practices, Still Unsure Of Return Date

Nashville Predators defenseman and captain Shea Weber practiced for the first time on Tuesday as he attempts to return to action after suffering a concussion December 23 vs. Dallas. According to On the Forecheck, it looks as though Weber has indeed been cleared for at least a bit of contact.

Weber wore a regular blue practice jersey like his defensive partner Ryan Suter, indicating that he was indeed cleared for some sort of contact.

"It was good," center Mike Fisher said about Weber's return to practice. "He seemed to be moving pretty well out there. He looked good. It's a great sign for sure."

"Whenever you lose a guy like that, and then he comes back, it's definitely a positive thing," Suter said. "Hopefully we can continue to produce like we did before."

There's still no timetable for Weber's eventual return to the lineup, with coach Barry Trotz saying that it's whenever the defenseman feels comfortable doing so, a decision that will be made in conjuction with team doctors.

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