Hal Gill ruled out for Game 5
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Predators coach Barry Trotz says defenseman Hal Gill will not play Friday night in Game 5 of the NHL playoffs against Detroit.
Gill has yet to play in the first-round series after blocking a shot by Sheldon Souray in a win against Dallas on April 5, but he went through his first full practice Thursday.
He skated Friday morning and told reporters he expected to be a game-time decision without having talked with Trotz or the team's trainers.
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