Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 01/17/07 at 11:40 AM ET
from David Climer of the Tennessean,
Instead of complaining about getting just one player in the NHL All-Star Game, maybe the Predators should be celebrating.
This virtual oversight (Kimmo Timonen is in, but where are the other Preds?) adds fuel to the motivational fire that feeds this team. There is a perception that the rest of the NHL looks down its nose at Nashville.
Beware a Predator scorned.
Never mind that Nashville has the most league wins so far this season. Elsewhere, the Preds are seen as a collection of good players who figured out a way to win close games.
It comes with the turf. When you’re in a non-traditional market and yet to get past the first round of the playoffs, respect is slow to arrive
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