Found October 02, 2011 on PredsOnTheGlass:
Saturday night's 2-1 Nashville Predator victory over the Carolina Hurricanes at the Bridgestone Arena was all about the kids. The Preds' stable of youngsters were trying to make one last effort to start the season in the NHL and it paid big dividends for the team.Craig Smith's clutch goal with 10.3 seconds in overtime was the game winner and made the team's decision to have him start the season in Nashville a no-brainer.  Smith said, "I really was relieved, I've had a lot of good chances playing with good players so it was about time I popped one in."The Predators' defense was probably one of the youngest groups to ever suit up for a game at Bridgestone Arena. With Shea Weber and and Ryan Suter taking the night off after the team's 2:30 a.m. return from Winnipeg, Kevin Klein and Jon Blum provided the team's first defensive pairing.When Barry Trotz was asked if it was the youngest lineup that he had ever played on defense he said, "It wo...
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