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Nashville Predators (7-1)


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@ Cgy 
W 5-3
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@ Edm 
W 3-0
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Predators face Oilers with seven-game win streak

Once described as a professional sourpuss, Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette does have a well-hidden sense of humor.

It came out minutes after Nashville polished off a 3-0 shutout Saturday night in Edmonton for a sweep of its weekend road trip through Alberta. When he emerged from the locker room for his post-game scrum with the media, Laviolette did so with a bull's head over his cranium, paying off a bet he made with his players.

"Good on him to hold up his end of the bet," Predators defenseman P.K. Subban said. "For us as a team, it's an 82-game season and it can be a long season. When you're coming on the road with a back-to-back and a 5-1-0 record, it's a little extra motivation and we're having some fun, but good on him."

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Leaders
Points: F. Forsberg8
Plus/Minus: M. Ekholm8
Shots on Goal: R. Josi27
PIM: Z. Rinaldo13
Win: J. Saros4
Shutouts: P. Rinne1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 27 (11)
Shots: 245 (17)
PP%: 11.1% (28)
Penalty Minutes: 67 (18)
Assists: 42 (14)
SH Goals: 1 (12)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
Nashville 7 1 0 14
Colorado 6 1 2 14
Winnipeg 6 2 1 13
Chicago 4 2 2 10
Minnesota 4 2 2 10
St. Louis 2 3 3 7
Dallas 3 4 0 6
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 15 (30)
Shots Against: 232 (20)
PK%: 77.3% (19)
Penalty Minutes: 107 (2)
Shutouts: 2 (1)
Sv%: 0.935 (3)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/20 P. Rinne Undisclosed (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/22 T. Grosenick Called up from minors from Milwaukee (AHL)
10/22 M. Svoboda Sent to minors Milwaukee (AHL)
10/20 M. Svoboda Called up from minors from Atlanta-ECHL
10/3 N. Baptiste Sent to minors Milwaukee-AHL
10/2 R. Grimaldi Sent to minors Milwaukee (AHL)
10/2 A. Watson Suspended 18 games for off-ice conduct
10/1 S. Hartnell Retired
10/1 C. Blackwell Sent to minors Milwaukee (AHL)
10/1 N. Baptiste Traded for Jack Dougherty
10/1 R. Grimaldi Waived
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