Predators D Seth Jones leaves game after being struck in the face by deflected puck

by Dec 21, 8:58 PM

Nashville Predators defenseman Seth Jones left Saturday night's game between the Predators and the Montreal Canadiens in the first period and will not return, the team has announced.

Jones was struck in the face by a deflected puck in the first period. The puck appeared to hit the bottom of Jones' visor:

Dec 22, 12:53 PM

Seth Jones practices with Predators after taking a puck to the face

by Dec 22, 12:53 PM

Nashville Predators rookie defenseman Seth Jones was back on the ice Sunday after prematurely exiting Saturday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

Jones was hit in the face with a puck in the first period and did not return. 

However, it appears as though he'll be available for the team's game against the Boston Bruins on Monday.