WCQF Game 2 Preview…
D Hal Gill missed game 1 Vs Detroit (did not practice on Thurs) & is listed as day to day after being hit in the foot with a shot before the end of the regular season.
The bottom line…
-The Nashville Predators lead the Western Conference Quarter Final Best of 7 Series Vs Detroit 1-0.
-In the Western Conference Playoffs #8 LA leads #1 Vancouver 1-0, #2 St Louis leads #7 San Jose 1-0, #3 Phoenix leads #6 Chicago 1-0.
-The Predators host game 2 tonight with faceoff set for 6:30 CT.
-F Gabriel Bourque scored 2G in Game 1 (1st career playoff points) was +2 with 4 shots on goal & 1 Hit in 9:49 of ice time.
-F Paul Gaustad scored his 1st Goal in Game 1 in 39 career playoff games & won %60 of his face-offs, including 3 consecutive at end of game.
-D Ryan Suter led the team in time on ice with 28:34 (7:31 SH) in Game 1 & had 4 shots on goal, 3 take aways, & 3 blocked shots.
-F David Legwand led the team in Game 1 with hits with 4, Francis Bouillon 3, Andrei Kostitsyn 3.
-G Pekka Rinne was spectacular in Game 1 with 35 saves on 37 shots.
1 down, 15 to go,