Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 4/18/13
Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The longest regulation losing streak in Nashville Predators history was achieved on Monday night when the Predators failed to keep momentum going after tying the game 2-2 in the 2nd period and Vancouver skated off with a 5-2 victory. The merry-go-round continued with yet another in a long line of injuries when Kevin Klein was out of the lineup and Mattias Ekholm was called up from Milwaukee to “fill-in.” The result? A minus-1 night with zero shots on goal. Insanity is defined as the repetition of something over and over again and expecting different results, and in the case of the Nashville Predators and Coach Trotz’ system for the 2013 shortened season, insanity was predictably reached on an exponentially repetitive scale. The system has worked a time or two before. It is a system that got the Predators into the playoffs for now eight of the last ten seasons. The shortened season put more impetus than ever in a team’s health and ability ...
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