Nashville (17-4-3) at Washington (9-15-2) 7:00 pm EST
WASHINGTON (Ticker) - Nashville Predators goaltender Tomas
Vokoun is having the kind of season that could eventually earn
him the Vezina Trophy.
Vokoun looks to lead the Predators to their 10th win in their
last 12 contests when they meet the Washington Capitals on
An original Predator from the 1998 Expansion Draft, Vokoun was
named the league's Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after
winning three times with a 1.30 goals- against average. He
ranks among the league leaders with 15 victories this season.
Paul Kariya had a goal and an assist in regulation and added the
clinching tally in the shootout to give Nashville its 200th
victory with a 4-3 triumph over the Philadelphia Flyers on
Washington, which opens a stretch of four games against Western
Conference opponents, is 28th on the league in goals allowed
(104), ahead of just Pittsburgh and Atlanta.