Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 4/14/12
Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The series is knotted at 1-1 and the home ice advantage now swings over to the Detroit Red Wings. Detroit came out Friday night determined to have the puck luck turn to their favor. A deflection goal and a softie that Rinne assuredly wants back were the difference as the Red Wings took the second game 3-2. Nashville for all intents and purposes played a better game and had multiple chances (especially on the PP) but couldn’t convert. Howard stoned at least 3 golden chances and the PP has now gone 0-12 in the two games. The absentee line has been the “top line” of Nashville…the Erat/Fisher/S.Kostitsyn line. Going a combined -6 (all from Friday’s game) and ZERO points, it might be time for Trotz to shake things up. Most notable sources who follow the playoffs knew this wasn’t going to be a cake walk for either team and the chessmatch between Trotz and Babcock is finally starting to come into focus after testing the weaknesses in their armo...
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