Now that we've had a little time for the sting of playoff disappointment to wear off, it's time to consider some of the accomplishments of this Nashville Predators team, starting with the question of who was the team's Most Valuable Player this season. When you put the whole thing together, regular season and playoffs, who gets your vote as team MVP?
Follow after the jump for a quartet of candidates - vote in the poll, and state your case in the comments...
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#10 / Left Wing / Nashville Predators
Aug 29, 1981
Marty just barely put up career-best point totals this season, and provided a steady presence on the top line. Hopefully he's not catching SK74 disease, however, as took the fewest shots in a full season since his rookie year of 2001-2002.
#35 / Goalie / Nashville Predators
Nov 03, 1982
Another year, another Vezina Trophy nomination for Peks. Particularly early in the season when the Predators could barely break out of their own zone, Rinne kept the team competitive.
#20 / Defenseman / Nashville Predators
Jan 21, 1985
Carried a heavy load (team-high 26:30 in average ice time) all season long did while taking a career-low 15 minor penalties.
He's headed back to Las Vegas as a contender for the Norris Trophy, and not only serves as the all-around blueline anchor, but is the Preds' main threat on the power play, too.