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Nashville Predators @ Winnipeg Jets Game Thread

Tonight the Preds hit the mid-point of their epic road trip, and with a 2-0-1 record so far, the Golden Horde has to be gaining confidence as they sweep across the Manitoba prairie on their way to the East Coast.

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In goal, Carter Hutton gets the nod once again for Nashville, while Ondrej Pavelec will start for the Jets. Taylor Beck is likely to get his first NHL action of the season, after being called up yesterday from Milwaukee.

Friction Between Evander Kane & Claude Noel?

Winnipeg's star forward Evander Kane didn't play Wednesday at Chicago, and it doesn't sound like he's too happy about that. Just listen in to Kane's discussion with the media after the morning skate, courtesy of Manitoba Hockey News:

Follow the link above for more pre-game audio from Winnipeg. Claude Noel doesn't sound like a happy camper either, which is understandable given the Jets' 2 wins in their last 9 games, and local media members who sense a wedge between the coach and his best player.

Which Channel is the Predators Game On?

Game time is 7:00 p.m. Central, and the coverage tonight is on Sports South, not FS-TN, so consult your TV guide or, as usual, call 737-1045 until 6:00 p.m. and ask for Clay, he'd be glad to help you figure out what channel the game is on.

Actually, according to the Preds' website, here's your channel info:

TV: Fox SportSouth (Dish: 452/HD: 9574; Direct TV: 650/HD: 650-1) ; Comcast Nashville 26/1676; Comcast Chattanooga/Cleveland/Knoxville 58/402/1676; Comcast Memphis 830; Charter Nashville 37; AT&T Nashville 729/1729)

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