Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 4/20/12
Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images The task is at hand. A first for the Nashville Predators to take a 3-1 lead in a series. All that is left is one more game… Detroit is going to throw everything they have at Nashville (as if that hasn’t been done all series) and Nashville must find a way to stave off the onslaught and score on the few opportunities the Red Wings give. Bridgestone will never have been as loud as it will be tonight. Puck drop is at 7 P.M. CBC, CNBC and SportSouth will have the T.V. coverage and 102.5 the Game will have radio coverage. The Detroit Red Wings constantly put up more shots than any other team in the NHL. Pekka Rinne has lived through this cannon fire in six games during the regular season and the last 4 of the post-season. Rinne stopped 40 of 41 shots from Detroit in Game 4. Jimmy Howard had the misfortune of only stopping 14 of 17. Some say Rinne gets better the more pucks he sees; it seems that may also be true for Howard. Not having a ton of pucks ...
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