Nashville Predators 4, Colorado Avalanche 2
Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, Tennessee
March 8, 2012
* Coming into the night, Pekka Rinne and Tomas Vokoun were tied for the franchise’s lead in single season wins with 36.
* Thursday night was the 19th sellout of the season for Nashville. Saturday night’s game against the Detroit Red Wings will tie a franchise record of 20 sellouts in one season.
* Rinne has allowed two goals or fewer in nine of his last 10 games.|
* Nashville Head Coach Barry Trotz is now six wins away from 500 all-time.
* Colorado managed just three shots on goal in the opening frame.
* Those three shots are the lowest the Preds have allowed in a first period since January 23.
* Former Preds defenseman Shane O’Brien took the first two penalties of the game.
* Former Avs forward Brandon Yip was originally credited with the second Preds goal. It was later changed to Roman Josi, however.
* Newly reunited brothers Andrei and Sergei Kostitsyn played o...