Defenseman Sami Salo suffered an upper-body injury sometime in Tampa Bay's match against the Montreal Canadiens and left the game. He won't be back, according to reports:
Sami Salo out for the rest of the game with an undisclosed upper body injury— Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) April 19, 2013
Salo has been a solid part of the roster for Tampa Bay this year, but has been plagued by lingering injuries. He's in his first season with the Lightning after being a regular fixture on defense for the Vancouver Canucks.
Here are Salo's statistics thus far this season:
|2012 - Sami Salo||2||14||16||11||16|
Tampa Bay is out of playoff contention in the East.