45 shots not enough for win

Posted on November 8, 2015

As Predators coach Peter Laviolette prepared for his team's first game at Bridgestone Arena in two weeks, he was glad that it was against the Blues, a division rival that would naturally ratchet up the intensity and hopefully guard against a homecoming letdown.

Nashville’s 4-0 loss to St. Louis was a disappointment, but in score only as the Predators fired 45 shots on Blues goaltender Jake Allen to no avail.

“It wasn’t from a lack of trying," Laviolette said. "Attempts, opportunities, quality scoring chances are all heavily stacked. The kid played a good game in net tonight."


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