The view from Nashville

No right-minded team would want to play a road game against the Nashville Predators right now. Actually, few teams would want to play them in any arena. The Predators are now 4-0-1 in their last five games, and haven’t lost on home ice since Jan. 5. The Predators made a couple deadline-day trades Monday, and the current players had to be fired up, knowing that management felt good enough about their chances this season to invest in reinforcements down the stretch. The Predators are not out of the race for the Central Division title, and no doubt, team managements knows that the Predators would be extra dangerous with home-ice advantage. The Kings? They’re simply hoping to make the playoffs at this point, and they must play the Predators twice more over the next three weeks, including once in Nashville. Here’s how The Tennessean covered last night’s game…

Preds’ early offense holds up vs. Kings

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