Nashville Predators: Week 3 By The Numbers

The Nashville Predators had ups and downs in their third week of play. Two consecutive wins where the offense finally clicked were worth a celebration, but they were followed by a controversial overtime loss to Minnesota and a blanking at the hand of the Chicago Blackhawks, who hadn’t won by shutout in nearly two years.

Nashville Predators By The Numbers

WEEK 3

  • 0 – The number of goals the Los Angeles Kings scored against Pekka Rinne on Thursday night in Nashville.
  • 1 – The total number of goals scored by the Preds in their two Week 3 losses. Also the number of points Shea Weber had in Week 3. Also the number of times this season the Preds have topped the 30-shot mark in a single game.
  • Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne

    Pekka Rinne’s number one job these days is bailing out a low-performing offense. (PHOTO: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

    1.33 – Pekka Rinne’s goals-against average in three Week 3 starts.

  • 2 – The number of wins the Predators picked up in Week 3. Also the total number of goals the team gave up in those wins.
  • 3 – The number of times the Predators have lost in regulation this season. Also the number of times they have been shut out this season.
  • 4 – The number of home games the Nashville Predators have played so far this season.
  • Nashville Predators forward Colin Wilson

    It was a good week for Colin Wilson. (PHOTO: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

    5 – The total number of goals the Preds gave up in their two Week 3 losses. Also the number of points they earned in this week’s four games. Also the number of points compiled by Colin Wilson during Week 3.

  • 9 – The total number of goals Nashville scored in its two Week 3 wins.
  • 14 – The number of shots the Preds registered in their 3-0 win over Los Angeles on Thursday.
  • 17 – The number of shots the Preds registered in their 3-0 loss to Chicago Sunday night.
  • 19 – The number of shots the Preds registered in their 6-1 win against St. Louis on Tuesday.
  • 25 – The percentage of games the Nashville Predators have played this season in which they have failed to score a single goal.
  • 26 – The number of shots the Preds registered in their 2-1 overtime loss to Minnesota on Saturday.
  • Chris Mason was outstanding in goal for the Nashville Predators

    Chris Mason was excellent in his second start of the season. (PHOTO: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports)

    30 – The number of shots stopped by backup goalie Chris Mason in the Minnesota game, just his second start of the season.

  • 47 – The overall margin by which the Nashville Predators’ opponents outshot them in four Week 3 games.
  • 316:40 – The number of minutes and seconds that elapsed between the last two goals Pekka Rinne gave up at even strength.

Topics: Nashville Predators

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