Series (Game 2 of 4)
Nashville leads 3-1
(12-20-5, 29 pts)
(24-9-3, 51 pts)
8:00 PM ET, December 23, 2006
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
C. Mason (Predators - G): Saves: 34, Save Pct.: 1.000
J. Dumont (Predators - LW): Goals: 2, Assists: 2
D. Legwand (Predators - C): Goals: 2, Assists: 1
Los Angeles (12-19-5) at Nashville (23-9-3) 8:00 pm EST
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Ticker) -- Two clubs coming off shaky performances hook up in Nashville on Saturday when the
Predators host the Los Angeles Kings.
The Kings suffered a 5-2 loss on Thursday to the St. Louis
Blues, who have the second fewest points in the league. Derek
Armstrong and rookie sensation Anze Kopitar scored the goals for
Kopitar has been tremendous so far this season for the Kings
with 11 goals and 32 points. He ranks second in rookie scoring
behind Pittsburgh phenom Evgeni Malkin, who has 33 points.
The Predators, the second-place club in the Western Conference,
were embarrassed at home by the Buffalo Sabres, 7-2, on
The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Nashville.
Martin Erat and Jason Arnott scored for Nashville, which
received an uncharacteristic poor performance from Chris Mason,
who was pulled after allowing five goals on 26 shots.