Found February 08, 2012 on Smashville 24/7:
The Nashville Predators couldn’t quite capitalize on enough opportunities in tonight’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks in front of 16,232 fans at Bridgestone Arena. Predators head coach Barry Trotz would have liked to get the two points, but was content with the way the team played.“It was probably one of our better efforts in terms of our game against a very good opponent,” he said. “I thought both teams played well enough that is was probably fitting that it went to a shootout where anything can happen. I’m disappointed we don’t have two (points), but at the same time we were down 3-1 against a very good team; so to get a point out of the game, you have to be a little bit satisfied.”The Predators dug themselves a hole early on, as the Canucks scored three first-period goals to the Predators’ one. As good teams do, the Canucks took advantage of some mistakes and cashed in late with a pair of goals just 23 seconds apart. Byron Bitz and Daniel Sedin gave the Canucks a...
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