The Nashville Predators announced that Mike Fisher will be back with the team in time for the playoffs on Wednesday.
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A franchise-record crowd of 17,543 at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday witnessed another impressive Predators victory.
Nashville’s 5-2 win against the New York Rangers was further demonstration of the team’s potential with a healthy and humming lineup.
Here are three observations from Saturday’s win:
In conversations regarding the Vezina Trophy annually awarded to the NHL’s top goaltender, Pekka Rinne hasn’t been mentioned much among the favorites.
He probably should be, though. His 20-save performance Saturday stretched his personal winning streak to seven games. In those seven starts, Rinne has a 1.56 goals-against average, .943 save percentage and two shutouts.
The Predators defended well Saturday, pushing…