Originally written on Smashville 24/7  |  Last updated 11/12/14

DENVER - JANUARY 16: Brandon Yip #59 of the Colorado Avalanche takes a hit from Colin White #5 of the New Jersey Devils during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on January 16, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Devils 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
At a local establishment on Tuesday night, with the Predators trailing 3-0 to the Wild in the second period, the waiter looked at me and said, shaking his head, “I think this one is over.” My response? “Nothing is ever over with this Predators team.”Not that I actually thought the Preds would end up winning that game at that point in time – you just simply can’t count them out of any game.For the first 50 or so minutes of Tuesday’s game in Minnesota, the Preds looked out of it; they weren’t in sync and didn’t have much flow to their game. Nothing was going their way.When Brandon Yip scored to cut Minnesota’s lead to 4-2 with just over 10 minutes left, you sensed the tides were turning. Whether or not they got one or two points, you felt the Preds were at least going to make it interesting.There’s just something about this team that, when they pick up steam within a game, nothing can stop them. Just ask the teams that have watched the Preds mount a comeback on them this year to ...
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