Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 6/15/13
Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images Third time wasn’t a charm when it came to the addition of Chris Mason to the Predators roster. The first player to grace Nashville on three different occasions was less than stellar as a back-up for Pekka Rinne. Anders Lindback was sorely missed, especially in light of the news of Rinne playing on an injured hip for most of the year. From Then to Now Once upon a time, Chris Mason (much like Dan Ellis), helped the Predators in a desperate situation with their number one goalie going down. In 06-07, Mason played amazing in the backup role prompting some to call it a 1A/1B conundrum with then starting goalie Tomas Vokoun. With the Blues, Chris Mason was allowed to shine even more with an increase in playing time having two winning seasons with 118 games played. He fell back into a supporting role with the Thrashers/Jets (21-20-4) before rejoining Nashville where he would post his worst career numbers with 1-7-1 record in eleven games played ...
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