Tired Preds lose to Hurricanes

Posted on February 28, 2012

Tired Preds lose to Hurricanes Playing their fifth game in the past week, the Nashville Predators were already a tired group before their game at Carolina on Tuesday.

A flight delay after their Monday win over Los Angeles in Nashville forced them to arrive here Tuesday morning. That exhaustion led to some uncharacteristic mistakes in a 4-3 loss to the Hurricanes.

The defeat broke a five-game point streak for the Predators (37-20-7). It also broke a six-game winning streak against the Hurricanes. Nashville will have a chance to rest until Saturday and correct the issues that led to six penalties and two power-play goals allowed. It was the most the Predators had been shorthanded since Feb. 9 at Ottawa.


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