Friday, December 9, 2011

The Morning After Round-Up: Predators 4, Jackets 3 (OT)

Words simply cannot describe the difference in where the Predators' fortunes were headed before and after their shocking three goal outburst at the end of their game with the Blue Jackets in Columbus on Thursday night.

The team appeared to be continuing on the down hill slide that they had been riding for the last couple of weeks where they were getting no breaks in spite of playing decent hockey at times.

Then in a span of 3:21, all that changed and the Predators came away with a win that they can build upon as they play 12 of their next 16 games at home.

The team has the fewest wins of any NHL team on home ice which makes little sense because they have dominated there over the years.

Their next opportunity to be point collectors at home comes quickly with the Anaheim Ducks coming to town for a continuation of the teams' bitter rivalry on Saturday night. The team should be playing with a little confidence after last night's miracle finish.

Here is our game story from last night with comments from the couch. Make the jump for the full round-up of everything from the game...

Main Stream Media...

Josh Cooper: (The Tennessean) Game story - Notes - Postgame Ponderings
David Boclair (The City Paper)
Bryan Mullen (
Associated Press

Digital Media...

Jim Diamond (The Examiner)
Ryan Porth (Smashville 24/7) Game Story - Morning Skate
Amanda DiPaolo (Inside Smashville)
Mark Willoughby (The View from 111)
Robby Stanley (Hockey Night in Nashville)
Patten Fuqua (Puck Scene)
Jeremy Gover (Section 303)
Dirk Hoag (On The Forecheck)
Kris Martel (Predatorial)
Lady Preds

Columbus Area Media...

Blue Jackets Post-game Notes
Columbus Dispatch
The Dark Blue Jacket
The Cannon

Here is the video of the Francis Bouillon - Derek Dorsett scuffle from last night...

Audio from the Predators from comes from....

Barry Trotz
Shea Weber
Francis Bouillon

From  Columbus we hear from...

Scott Arniel
Jeff Carter
Antoine Vermette
Derek Dorsett
Sammy Pahlsson

Highlights come from

More Later...

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