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Predators Tallying Goals With Their Blueliners

Published by on November 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The Nashville Predators, despite averaging around 2.1 goals per game, are staying afloat as they continue a West Coast road swing.

In a losing effort, the Preds managed to go toe-to-toe with the NHL's top team, San Jose, but allowed a feeding frenzy in the final minute.  Sharks' defenseman Dan Boyle sneaked a harmless wrister through Dan Ellis' legs, cementing a result at the HP Pavilion.

It is exactly the issue of defensemen scoring that this article seeks to elucidate. Everyone seems to be talking about getting production from the back end these days. Of course, in Nashville's case, scoring is needed from the forwards too, but including tonight's action 11 of Nashville's 33 goals have been by D-men.


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