He doesn’t get fired up very often. So, when he does, you pay attention.
Both Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn have been suspended from game three (with the option for game four) for violation of a team rule. Numerous reports have Radulov and Kostitsyn in a Scottsdale, Arizona bar the early morning of game two in Glendale. This has led to some to wonder how the team could possibly not know of their antics heading into the contest.
Nashville Predators Head Coach Barry Trotz, while answering another question, offered up the following:
“I’ll throw this out because I think it’s been asked on a lot of shows. We did not know before game two. We found out after game two. Hell would have had to freeze over if they would have played in game two if I would have known before. Plain and simple. That’s how I am, that’s how the management team is and that’s how the Nashville Predators are run.
“There’s been a lot of speculation that we knew and that’s a bunch of crap. We didn’t. I just wanted