Nashville Predators Media & Fan Info For the Western Conference Semifinals

Friday, 04.27.2012 / 1:30 PM CT / Nashville Predators Playoffs Coverage
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Nashville Predators Media & Fan Info For the Western Conference Semifinals

-Tickets available now for Games Three (5/2), Four (5/4) and Six (5/9)-

Nashville, Tenn. (April 27, 2012) – The Nashville Predators will host Games Three and Four of their 2012 Western Conference Semifinals series with the Phoenix Coyotes, presented locally by Fifth Third Bank, starting next week at Bridgestone Arena with Game Three, brought to you by Nissan, on Wednesday, May 2 at 8 p.m., Game Four, brought to you by Bridgestone, next Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. and Game Six, brought to you by Tennessee Lottery, on Wednesday, May 9 (if necessary). Doors will open two hours prior to each contest with plaza parties taking place three hours prior to faceoff (weather permitting).

All fans in attendance at Game Three will receive Rally Towels courtesy of Nissan. Attendees of Game Four will receive Gold Out T-Shirts courtesy of Bridgestone. Rally Towels will be provided by the Tennessee Lottery for Game Six (if necessary).

The Predators and Coyotes will kick off the series, the first postseason matchup for these two clubs, tonight at Jobbing.com Arena. Game Two is scheduled for Sunday. The series then turns to Nashville for Games Three and Four. If additional games are necessary to complete the best-of-seven series, play will resume in Phoenix for a Game Five on Friday, May 4, return to Nashville for Game Six on Wednesday, May 9, and conclude in Phoenix for Game Seven on Friday, May 11.

NBC Sports (Comcast channel 1607 HD, 50 SD) will televise Games One, Two, Four and Five of the Preds-Coyotes 2012 Stanley Cup Playoff Western Conference Semifinals, presented locally by Fifth Third Bank. CNBC (Comcast Channel 1115 HD, 46 SD) will televise Game Three. All games will be televised in high definition.

SERIES L TIME (CT) #3 PHX vs. #4 NSH TV/Radio
Friday, April 27, 2012 8 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix NBC Sports /102.5 The Game
Sunday, April 29, 2012 7 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix NBC Sports/102.5 The Game
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 8 p.m. Phoenix at Nashville CNBC /102.5 The Game
Friday, May 4, 2012 6:30 p.m. Phoenix at Nashville NBC Sports /102.5 The Game
*Monday, May 7, 2012 9 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix NBC Sports /102.5 The Game
*Wednesday, May 9, 2012 TBD Phoenix at Nashville TBD /102.5 The Game
*Friday, May 11, 2012 TBD Nashville at Phoenix TBD /102.5 The Game

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Doors for Games Three and Four will open two hours prior to each matchup with doors opening at 6 p.m. for Game Three and at 4:30 p.m. for Game Four. Games Three and Four will also play host to massive plaza parties beginning three hours prior to faceoff (5 p.m. for Game Three and 3:30 p.m. for Game Four) in front of Bridgestone Arena with live music, games and more.

The Predators will continue to offer Day of Game tickets for $10 each at the box office at Bridgestone Arena. This offer is very limited (50 pairs, 100 total tickets) and will be conducted by lottery. It will be available on game day starting at 10 a.m. and for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs only.

Individual tickets are available for all possible second-round games and can be purchased at nashvillepredators.com, by calling 615-770-PUCK (7825), stopping by the Bridgestone Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or by visiting ticketmaster.com. Tickets for all future rounds of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs will go on sale upon the completion of each round.

The Nashville Predators are encouraging schools to sign up for a chance to host a Playoff Pep-Rally. The school that demonstrates the most “Preds Pride” will win a Pep-Rally with GNASH and plenty of Preds surprises! Enter your school at nashvillepredators.com/peprally. Submissions will be accepted until Monday, April 30 at 12 p.m.

Daily’s post-game radio show will broadcast from the 102.5 The Game studio outside section 119 on the main concourse after all home games. Additionally, post-game festivities will continue on the plaza with live music, a beer garden and more.

VIEWING PARTIES AND PREDS PRIDE:
O’Charley’s continues to be the Official Away Game Viewing Headquarters of the Nashville Predators through the Stanley Cup Playoffs but if you’re looking for additional places to watch the game with fellow fans closer to home, the Preds have you covered in all areas of town. Head over to Riverfront Tavern in downtown Nashville, Jed’s in Midtown, Drake’s in Cool Springs, Brewhouse South (Section303.com viewing party) in Cool Springs, Crow’s Nest in Green Hills, Village Pub in East Nashville, Sam’s Sports Grill in Murfreesboro, Nobody’s (HasBeenSports viewing party) in Murfreesboro and Spankies Restaurant in Cookeville. For all home playoff games, fans will be able to watch from the Bridgestone Arena plaza on a giant viewing screen.

Don’t’ forget to don your favorite Preds gear, as all Predators game days have been deemed Predators Pride Days. T-shirts, jerseys, ball caps, face paint and playoff bears are all welcome. Nothing is off limits in Smashville!

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 58 36 18 4 160 134 76
2 DAL 55 35 15 5 178 147 75
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 53 32 18 3 146 124 67
5 SJS 53 28 20 5 154 143 61
6 ANA 53 26 19 8 120 125 60
7 COL 57 28 25 4 153 158 60
8 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
9 MIN 54 23 21 10 133 134 56
10 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
11 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
12 CGY 53 25 25 3 143 156 53
13 WPG 54 24 27 3 139 157 51
14 EDM 56 22 29 5 138 168 49

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36