Predators make most of last second effort

Posted on February 19, 2012

Predators make most of last second effort

Defenseman Ryan Suter understood the importance of a good start for Nashville even hours before the Predators’ 3-2 victory over Dallas.

“Part of being on from the start is getting chances, and sometimes scoring first. I’m sure when we’re leading after one (period), our winning percentage is a lot higher than when we’re tied or down a goal,” Suter said following the morning skate.

Nashville didn’t get the first goal for the seventh time in nine games since the All-Star break but a last-second goal by Shea Weber to end the first period gave Nashville the lead. The Predators played grinding hockey and squeezed the Stars the rest of the way.


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