Defense rules Hawks-Preds series

Updated: April 17, 2010, 12:20 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- In a league where general managers crave high-end defensemen now more than ever, we present to you the Nashville-Chicago first-round series, otherwise known as Blue-line Heaven.

"It's pretty exciting," Predators coach Barry Trotz said Friday morning after his team's pregame skate. "If you're a young, aspiring defenseman, our series is probably one you'd want to watch a little bit because we've got some great talent on both ends."

The series opens Friday night, ...

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