Blues 3, Predators 0: Halak Shuts Out Nashville

Dilip Vishwanat

In an 82-game season, every team is going to have a stinker here or there... but in a 48-game season they stink a little more, don't they?

Tonight's game was a pretty classic example of a deep, strong team shutting things down on home ice. The Predators had difficulty creating any offensive threat, and went down 3-0 to suffer their first regulation loss of the season.

There's not much to comment on, just toss this one in the dumpster and move on to Anaheim for Saturday night.

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Nashville Predators

Player Pos ES TOI Total Shots For Total Shots Against Corsi Net Zone Starts Adjusted Corsi
Mike Fisher C 13:32 4 9 -5 -4 -3
Gabriel Bourque L 13:31 8 8 0 +1 -0
Martin Erat R 13:23 3 9 -6 -4 -4
Brandon Yip R 12:55 9 10 -1 +1 -1
Nick Spaling C 12:41 9 9 0 0 0
Colin Wilson C 11:40 9 4 +5 0 +5
Sergei Kostitsyn L 11:34 6 8 -2 -3 -1
David Legwand C 11:26 9 5 +4 0 +4
Patric Hornqvist R 10:35 9 4 +5 0 +5
Matt Halischuk R 8:50 3 6 -3 0 -3
Craig Smith C 8:44 4 4 0 0 0
Rich Clune L 7:01 2 5 -3 0 -3
Roman Josi D 18:41 11 11 0 +2 -1
Scott Hannan D 18:21 13 13 0 -3 +1
Shea Weber D 17:18 9 12 -3 +1 -3
Ryan Ellis D 13:12 6 4 +2 -2 +3
Kevin Klein D 12:58 6 9 -3 -3 -2
Hal Gill D 9:50 5 5 0 -1 +0

You might be surprised to see any positive results here, but the balance of Totals Shots (including even strength & special teams situations) was only 41-34 for St. Louis.

St. Louis Blues

Player Pos ES TOI Total Shots For Total Shots Against Corsi Net Zone Starts Adjusted Corsi
T.J. Oshie C 13:46 9 8 +1 +1 +1
Alexander Steen C 12:50 12 10 +2 +1 +2
David Perron L 12:46 11 7 +4 +1 +4
Andy McDonald C 12:25 10 10 0 +1 -0
David Backes R 12:13 10 7 +3 +1 +3
Chris Stewart R 12:00 4 6 -2 +1 -2
Vladimir Tarasenko R 11:20 12 7 +5 +1 +5
Jaden Schwartz C 10:49 4 4 0 +2 -1
Patrik Berglund C 10:30 5 6 -1 +2 -2
Scott Nichol C 10:20 2 4 -2 -1 -2
Vladimir Sobotka C 9:53 2 4 -2 -1 -2
Ryan Reaves R 6:39 1 2 -1 0 -1
Alex Pietrangelo D 17:08 7 13 -6 +4 -8
Wade Redden D 15:57 8 10 -2 +5 -4
Kevin Shattenkirk D 15:29 9 6 +3 0 +3
Roman Polak D 14:59 13 7 +6 -2 +7
Barret Jackman D 13:43 5 8 -3 0 -3
Kris Russell D 13:08 12 6 +6 -1 +6

That Tarasenko kid sure is dreamy, isn't he?

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