- Have Preds assembled pieces for long term success?
- Weber thwarted again; loses Norris bid to Duncan Keith
- Preds give Rinne insurance for two years, re-sign Hutton
- Could the Preds trade Shea Weber next summer?
- Weber’s teammates endorse him for Norris
- Shea Weber nominated for Norris Trophy
- Barry Trotz has coached his final game for Preds
- Preds hang seven more on Minnesota to close out 13-14 season
- Preds hang seven on Blackhawks
- Shea Weber: “Something’s got to change”
303 QUICK HIT: What tonight means……
- Updated: February 23, 2012
The 5th place Nashville Predators take on the 4th place St. Louis Blues tonight at Bridgestone Arena. Here’s a quick breakdown of what tonight could mean for Nashville as far as the ultra-competitive Western Conference standings are concerned.
IF THEY WIN
If the Predators beat the Blues (in regulation) tonight, the Preds will be just a single point back of their 4th place opponents.
IF THEY LOSE
If Nashville loses (again, in regulation), St. Louis will open up a five point lead on the Preds. Also something to keep in mind, if the Chicago Blackhawks beat a struggling Dallas Stars team tonight, Nashville will be just a point ahead of 6th place Chicago. That’s not a place the Preds want to find themselves considering the Blackhawks went winless in nine straight as recently as a few weeks ago.
So bring the volume tonight Smashville. This could, after all, be a Western Conference Quarterfinal preview.