The Western Conference’s 4 versus 5 matchup between the Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings has lived up to the hype. The Preds took game one by a 3-2 score on Wednesday night, and the Red Wings answered with a 3-2 victory of their own to even the best of seven series Friday night. With the series shifting to Detroit for games three and four, what does Nashville need to do to gain the upper hand?
The Preds and Wings have also shown the strong dislike for each other in the series. At the end of game one, Nashville’s Shea Weber and Detroits Henrik Zetterberg had a controversial run in and as a result, Weber was given a roughing minor at 20:00 of the third period and fined $2500. Weber shoves Zetterberg’s face into the glass Early in game two, Detroit’s Todd Bertuzzi showed his displeasure with Weber. Todd Bertuzzi vs Shea Weber Apr 13, 2012 Nashville needs to keep playing a hard physical game, but avoid letting their emotions get the best of them and firing up the Red Wings.