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Red Wings / Predators Game Thread: Wild Wild Central

Nashville Predators Team Detroit Red Wings
10-7-4 24 Points Record 13-7-1 27 Points
Pekka Rinne (10-6-4 2.39 GAA) Starting Goalie Jimmy Howard (12-5-1 1.91 GAA)
On the Forecheck SB Nation Site - Last Meeting W 4-1 (Feb 13th)
7:00 PM EST Time - Television FS-D, FS-TN

The Predators come into Detroit for the first meeting of the season between these division rivals as one of four teams who didn't play yesterday. The Wings played a tough physical game in Boston yesterday, but as it was a matinee, they've had a little bit more time than usual to rest up for the 2nd night of a back-to-back. Hopefully they'll be able to keep their legs through the whole game.

Howard gets the start again, his 15th straight. At some point, Detroit's backup has to get another start, no? Howard's been stellar, but we need two good goalies running through the season for us and we're no longer in such a precarious spot standings-wise.

There's a lot about the Predators to hate.

Comment away and let's go Red Wings.