To help tide us all over now that the Preds' season is complete, let's take a look back at some of the highlights from the season gone by, working our way up to #1 on a daily basis.
Back on February 5, the Nashville Predators were trying to shake themselves out of a 4-game losing streak when the Detroit Red Wings came to town. Leading 1-0 in the second period, and with penalty killing stalwart Jerred Smithson in the box, the Preds tried to find off the Red Wings and maintain their lead.
They did a lot better than that, however, as Ryan Suter sprung Sergei Kostitsyn through center ice for a rush into the Detroit zone. Protecting the puck with his body while fighting off the coverage of Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl, SK74, with just his right hand on his stick, lifted a shot past Joey McDonald and into the net for a 2-0 advantage. The Preds went on to win this one 3-0, but this goal had tongues wagging all over Nashville: