Your scoring chances for the games last week vs. Nashville and Detroit!
Our daily notes start off with the question of whether Barry Trotz might earn his 3rd straight trip to Las Vegas as a finalist for the Jack Adams Award.
The Blue Jackets had yet to be shut out this season, but Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators were happy to remind them that all good things come to an end.
The Nashville Predators wasted no time getting back into the win column after Tuesday's loss to the Rangers, with a convincing 3-0 victory over their personal slump-busters, the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Recap of the game between the Jackets and the Predators, which took place on Thursday, 19 January, 2012.
Our afternoon notes touch on all stages of hockey - from the foundation of backyard rinks, to an unusual technique being applied in the college game, all the way up through the pros and how their life turns out once they've hung up the skates.
The question of Ryan Suter's short- and long-term status with the Nashville Predators has been the topic of the day, but there's a whole lot more, including the story of the greatest hockey player the world has ever known, who is now facing his greatest challenge.
|- No scoring. Penalties - Rick Nash, Columbus (Hi-sticking), 19:27.|
|- 1, Nashville Goal - Martin Erat (11), from Sergei Kostitsyn at 11:08. 2, Nashville Power-Play Goal - Mike Fisher (9), from Martin Erat and Roman Josi at 13:11. Penalties - Nick Spaling, Nashville (Tripping), 7:34; Derek Dorsett, Columbus (Interference on goalkeeper), 11:33.|
|- 3, Nashville Short-Handed Empty Net Goal - Shea Weber (10), from Jerred Smithson and Kevin Klein at 19:28. Penalties - Francis Bouillon, Nashville (Hooking), 3:53; Sergei Kostitsyn, Nashville (Slashing), 18:43.|