Nashville Predators 5, Chicago Blackhawks 2
Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, Tennessee
January 21, 2012
* Coming into the night, Chicago had won three straight.
* Saturday night was the first time Preds winger Brandon Yip has suited up for a team other than the Colorado Avalanche. He was claimed off of waivers by Nashville on Thursday afternoon.
* Yip finished with 10:22 of ice time and one hit.
* Matt Halischuk was scratched in favor of Yip.
* This was the first time in franchise history that the Predators had sold “standing room only” tickets.
* Apparently, standing room only tickets do not count toward the attendance numbers.
* With just under 5:00 gone in the first period, Brent Seabrook threw an open ice check knocking down Preds rookie Gabriel Bourque. When Seabrook got the puck, however, Jordin Tootoo returned the favor.
* Craig Smith‘s last three goals have been power play markers.
* Chicago managed just two shots on goal in the first period. They matched...