Vokoun already has set a team record by winning five straight
decisions and on Monday was named Defensive Player of the Week
after going 4-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average and .950
The 27-year-old Vokoun made 22 saves and Vladimir Orszagh
recorded his first career hat trick and set up the other goal to
lead the Predators to a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on
Saturday. Vokoun is 3-1-1 with a .937 save percentage against
Nashville, which is 6-0-0 when Orszagh scores a goal, has
outscored its opponents, 13-6, in the fifth four-game winning
streak in franchise history.
Carolina has won two of its last three contests following a
five-game winless streak.
On Saturday, Radim Vrbata recorded his second career hat trick
as the Hurricanes extended their home unbeaten streak to three
with a 4-3 triumph over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Predators lead the all-times with the Hurricanes, 4-3-1.