After Friday night’s game, several Nashville Predators players took to Twitter to voice their satisfaction for the fans who traveled to see their season opener in Columbus, Ohio.
“Great to see the fans coming out and supporting the team tonight in Columbus,” defenseman Jon Blum said. “Really inspires us to play harder.”
Brentwood, Tennessee native Blake Geoffrion echoed that sentiment by tweeting “Special thanks to all the Preds fans who bused up from Nashville.”
Finally, Jordin Tootoo added “Thanks the fans who bused up from Nasvhille!”
On Saturday night, the road trippers got their second dose of Predators hockey in as many days when they traveled from Columbus to St. Louis, Missouri to watch their second home opener of the 2011-12 season. Nashville would reward them for their journey, beating the Blues 4-2 and improving to 2-0-0 on the young season.
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