The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Sharks 3, Predators 1 Smashville 24/7 3 stars of the night:1. Joe Pavelski, SJ (2 goals)2. Craig Smith, NSH (1 goal)3. Pekka Rinne, NSH (33 saves) Recaps
With the return of Mike Fisher, coach Barry Trotz put together a new top line. Craig Smith and Sergei Kostitsyn joined Fisher on that line, and they showed some promise.
Barry Trotz speaks after the Predators’ 3-1 loss to San Jose…http://on.hulkcdn.com/static/embed.swf
Colin Wilson offers a brief preview for tonight’s game against the Sharks…http://on.hulkcdn.com/static/embed.swf
Game 8/82:San Jose Sharks (3-3-0) @ Nashville Predators (3-3-1)7:00 CT… TV: FS-TN Players to watch:SJ- Martin HavlatHavlat, who will be playing in his third game of the year, has 35
Through seven games, the glaring statistic for the Predators has been shots on goal. The team ranks 30th in the NHL in both shots for (22.1) and shots against (33.9)
Pekka Rinne made 33 saves to get a shutout in Saturday’s 2-0 win in Calgary. Without a 34th save from Jonathon Blum, the game may have had a different result.
For the last two weeks, Predators defenseman Francis Bouillon has been participating in contact drills with the team. Today, Bouillon and coach Barry Trotz said he could make his season