Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 4/24/13
Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The last time the Red Wings and Nashville matched up, the Predators were not mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. It was the unveiling of Filip Forsberg and the Predators would fall 3-0 in front of a sold-out crowd at 501 Broadway. The Red Wings win over the Kings puts them in the final spot for playoff consideration, but Columbus is still only one point behind them. The Red Wings will give everything they have to get every possible point, the Predators can only play spoiler to their hated rival before sending them off to another conference. Former Predator Jordin Tootoo scored one of the three goals in the 3-1 win over the Kings that pushed Detroit into the eighth and final spot with two games remaining on their schedule. The game Thursday night against the Predators comes on the back end of a back-to-back and the last of a three game home stretch where Detroit has won two. In fact, Detroit has only three regulation losses ...
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