In a brief release with little detail, the Nashville Predators announced that Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn would be suspended for the Predators' game against Phoenix at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday night.
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NASHVILLE PREDATORS ANNOUNCE ALEXANDER RADULOV AND ANDREI KOSTITSYN WILL NOT PLAY GAME 3
Nashville, Tenn. (May 1, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forwards Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn will not play Game Three of the team’s Western Conference Semifinals series vs. the Phoenix Coyotes as result of violating team rules.
“The Nashville Predators have a few simple rules centered around doing the right things,” Poile said. “We have always operated with a team-first mentality and philosophy. Violating team rules is not fair to our team and their teammates.”
The Predators practice today at 11 a.m. CT at Centennial Sportsplex and play Game Three at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, May 2 at 8 p.m. CT.
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