Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 10/25/11
After practice yesterday, it was reported by Ryan Porth that Francis Bouillon could make his season debut tonight against the San Jose Sharks. Added to that, there is the possibility of Mike Fisher also suiting up for the tilt. Today, that was confirmed as Josh Cooper said BOTH players would be playing tonight. This is welcome news for a team that has shown a lack of NHL experience and grit can have a devastating effect on the ice and the ability of the Predators to breakout out offensively, go to the hard areas for the puck, and maintain possession in the offensive zone. Bouillon has been sorely missed since a concussion took him out last season after 44 games played. At the time of his departure he had only 10 points but logged the 4th highest TOI by a defenseman. He amassed 133 hits and the previous season accounted for 162 hits, second on the team behind Weber. Bouillon’s style of play is more the stay at home defensive type, but his sandpaper ways and fearless drive might be wh...
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