For the first time in franchise history, Nashville was eliminated from the playoffs on the road, as the Phoenix Coyotes sent the Predators home in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
A 1-0 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night puts the Predators on the brink of elimination in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Martin Erat’s physical play – especially a key first period takeaway – helped lead Nashville to victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
With Milwaukee’s season over, Vic Bartley, Jon Blum, Chris Mueller, Jeremy Smith and Kyle Wilson have officially been added to Nashville’s roster for the remainder of the Predators’ Stanley Cup Playoff run. Press release after the jump.
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.
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.
Nashville reclaims home ice in the Western Conference Quarterfinals with a 3-2 win at Detroit.
Nashville has gone 0-12 on the power play so far in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
Weber’s hit on Detroit’s Henrik Zetterberg as time expired merited a meaningless minor penalty. Will the NHL add supplemental discipline?
17 minor penalties were called in Nashville’s 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the first game of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.