First of all before we get into the article, PredsOnTheGlass would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas!
Now to the article. The Predators have only scored two goals in the past three games. Though we may have beaten the Islanders 1-0, we can't always rely on our goalies. Also, it's the Islanders, not that big of a feat. We need to pick up one or maybe even two decent scorers before the trade deadline. Who to drop though? Obviously, I would be fine with Greg DeVries leaving. I don't know if Nashville is ready to let go of a first round pick, but it might be a possibility in the future if we are in bad enough shape. Nashville has never really had any "scoring machines". The closest to a "scoring machine" we've seen has been injured that past year and a half, and now it's time for some change.
Coming into this season, I was saying that the biggest thing that we needed to work on needed to be our power play. As of today, December 24th, the Predators are ranked 29th in the league on the power play. I thought it was bad last year, but they have gotten worse. If we could start scoring consistently on the power play, this problem would be done with. Come on Trotz!
I would really like to see some action taken or a big improvement, soon.
My father received a call from local newspaper on Tuesday wanting us to write three articles a week about the Predators starting in 2009. We're pretty excited about that!
Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Jackson Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass