Ahead of Monday’s trade deadline, general manager David Poile has options in front of him; maintain the status quo and go with the lineup he has at his disposal already seems the likely option, but with injuries wreaking absolute havoc on the lineup, it’s not inconceivable to think he could make a splash, especially if he sees this season as the potential final year of a window of opportunity for the club to advance deep into the playoffs and even win it all.
Predators F Michael McCarron to have hearing with NHL
When the Lightning and Predators have squared off this season, Tampa has dominated every inch of the ice, excluding a Mar. 15 loss in which star goalkeeper Andrei Vasilevskiy was given a night off. That trend held true last night, as the Bolts (28-11-2) took down the Preds (22-19-1) in shutout fashion, this time on a huge performance from Vasilevskiy.