Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 3/12/13
I thought this was supposed to feel like a shortened season… Yet, somehow I feel as though I’ve been watching this team for half a year if not years and not a mere two months worth of hockey. Maybe I have. Tonight in Dallas, the Predators start a 5 game road trip that many are rightfully deeming the “fate of this season.” I won’t belabor the point and tell you Nashville’s current place in the standings, how close the West is, or how the placement of Hornqvist and Wilson onto IR Monday couldn’t have come at a worst time. You know these things. So why, after months and months do I yet again feel the urge to write the ever so rare column? Why not just stick to tweeting my thoughts sporadically (@brandon_felder)? Good questions. But first, let me tell you a story. A true one at that. It was the 2006-2007 season. There I sat on media row, pondering the fate of the Predators headed into the trade deadline. I knew the team was good, really good, as did everyone truly following the NHL tha...
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