Historically, the Nashville Predators have faltered in the second game of playoff series. Sunday night against Phoenix was no exception.
Nashville managed just 5 shots in their first 4 power play opportunities in the opening loss to Phoenix in the Western Conference Semifinals.
Nashville’s captain has been named a finalist for the league’s top defenseman award for the second consecutive season.
After dropping three straight in a best-of-five to the Abbotsford Heat, the Milwaukee Admirals have seen their season come to a close. Official release after the jump.
Leading the lead in wins while posting a 2.39 GAA and a .923 save percentage, Pekka Rinne is almost a no-brainer for his second-consecutive trip to Las Vegas. NHL release after the jump.
For the third year in a row, Nashville’s General Manager has been named a finalist for the NHL’s General Manager of the Year.
The Admirals are just one loss from being eliminated by the Heat in the best-of-five Western Conference Quarterfinals. Official game release after the jump.
Defenseman Kevin Klein emerged as the surprise star in Nashville’s 5-game elimination of Detroit in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
Since the end of the NHL lockout, David Legwand has defeated Pavel Datsyuk in the majority of faceoffs in Nashville’s defensive zone.
Nashville’s Paul Gaustad has won nearly 75 percent of his faceoffs in the Western Conference Quarterfinals against Red Wings who are not Pavel Datsyuk.
Kevin Klein unleashed his sniper talents again with the game-winning tally in Nashville’s 3-1 win over the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena in Game 4.
The Admirals down Charlotte 6-1 and will take on the Abbotsford Heat in the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Official game release after the jump.
Nashville reclaims home ice in the Western Conference Quarterfinals with a 3-2 win at Detroit.
A 2-1 win at Chicago means the Admirals need just 1 point to earn a playoff berth. Official game release after the jump.
Nashville has gone 0-12 on the power play so far in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.