The Nashville Predators missed the playoffs for only the second time since 2003-04. Per head coach Barry Trotz, the team lacked the depth to compete nightly.
For the 16th time in the 2013 season, the Nashville Predators gave up the first goal of the game. For only the second time, they won.
A collection of quotes from Nashville’s games over the past week.
Predators defensemen Kevin Klein and Scott Hannan stayed on the ice for nearly all of a second period 5-on-3 penalty kill.
Since coming to the NHL, Kevin Klein has had several defensive partners – notably Dan Hamhuis, Roman Josi and Francis Bouillon. This season, he makes the adjustment again with Scott Hannan.
Without one player to focus on, the Nashville Predators were forced to cover the possibility that Columbus’ scoring could come from any position and any line.
Defenseman Kevin Klein emerged as the surprise star in Nashville’s 5-game elimination of Detroit in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
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.
Nashville’s Kevin Klein played a team-high 6:23 shorthanded in Nashville’s 5-4 loss to Chicago at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday night.