Predators adavnce to Western semi's

Posted on April 24, 2011

Predators adavnce to Western semi's The Nashville Predators finally might have turned Music City into Hockeytonk.

Nick Spaling scored his second goal of the game at 4:53 of the third period and the Predators won a playoff series for the first time in their history, beating the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Sunday.

"I'm happy because I think of the resiliency of the group that worked so hard all year, and I'm relieved because there is a little bit of a cloud that we wanted to get to the next level," said Barry Trotz, the only coach of the franchise that hit the ice in the 1998-99 season.

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