Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 2/25/12
The Nashville Predators are 61 games through the 2011-2012 season. Some faces have changed since the initial drop of the puck in October, but the results have been much better than anyone could have anticipated. After Thursday night’s shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues, the Predators find themselves in sole position of 5th place in the Western Conference with 77 points, and in 5th place in the entire league at that. Their 35 wins tie them for the 6th most in the league with New Jersey and they are currently in a tie with Vancouver for the league’s best powerplay at 21.6% conversion rate (I’ll touch on that a little bit later) Geoffrion, Bergfors, and Smithson, all starters at the beginning of the season, are now gone to their new homes (Montreal, KHL, Florida, respectively). Jon Blum went from a promising handful of games and a great post-season to a dismal performance in his first couple of months with the Predators before being sent back to the Milwaukee Admirals and becoming ...
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