DETROIT The Detroit Red Wings may be down 2-1 in their first-round series against the Nashville Predators, but they really don't have a ton of room for improvement.
It's just a few little things that are making the difference between winning and losing penalties, scoring first and faceoffs.
Sure, the penalty thing is the one area that really needs to be better but it's not always easy to tell how the game is going to be called.
"I think some of the calls is penalties, some is not," said Henrik Zetterberg, who had nine shots. "I think we don't really know how you should play out there. It is playoffs and then it seems like it's not playoffs."
The Wings had killed off all 12 of the Predator's power plays before Game 3. It was the 13th that did them in.
While Drew Miller was in the penalty box for goaltender interference after he crashed into Pekka Rinne on a breakaway, the Predators finally capitalized when Shea Weber scored on a rebound just 2:48 into the game.
"It's my penal...