Nathan Horton Out Six Weeks With Abdominal Injury


The Tampa Bay Lightning won’t have to deal with Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton when the team comes to Tampa tonight.

The Blue Jackets announced he will be out approximately six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair an abdominal injury.

Horton already had missed the first half the season after recovering from offseason surgery. In the 36 games since his return, he had 19 points.