On Wedneday, the Nashville Predators acquired goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Edmonton Oilers. On Thursday, he dressed in gold for the first time but watched from the bench as Carter Hutton turned in a spectacular performance in the 4-3 shootout win against Flyers in Philadelphia. On Saturday, in front of 17,113 inside Bridgestone Arena, he’ll make his Predators debut when he starts against the Colorado Avalanche.
Earlier today, we sat down with the 2004 first round pick and asked him about the trade, the differences in systems and even his new mask.
section303.com: ”You were on an Edmonton club that allowed a lot of shots on goal. They only had one season in the past five where they weren’t in the league’s bottom 10. Nashville, on the contrary, is known as a defense-first team. Is it exciting to be a part of this different of a system?”
Devan Dubnyk: ”Yes absolutely. In a place where keeping the puck out of the net is probably the top priority obviously, as a goaltender, that’...