Lots of goal given up by Pekka Rinne means meant more playing time Chris Mason. (PHOTO: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators By The Numbers: Week 8

The most crucial week of the season for the Nashville Predators came and went in a blur of goals. Unfortunately for Preds fans, the bulk of them were scored by players employed by other teams. Here’s a look at where the Nashville Predators stand by the numbers after Week 8.

Nashville Predators By The Numbers

WEEK 8

0 – The number of goals the Nashville Predators gave up to the Dallas Stars in their first Week 8 game.
16 – The number of goals Nashville gave up to Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton in their other Week 8 games.

2 – The number of games Nashville has won in the month of March.
5 – The number of points the team has earned in the standings in March.
6 – The number of games the team has lost in the month of March.

NHL: Nashville Predators at Dallas Stars

Shea Weber has 14 points in his last 15 games. (PHOTO: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

3 – The number of points Shea Weber earned on the power play in Games 1 through 23 of the 2013 NHL season.
5 – Weber’s total power-play points in Games 24 through 29.

5 – The number of games in the 2013 NHL season where the Nashville Predators have won by shutout.
4 – The number of games the Preds have won in regulation or overtime without shutting their opponents out.

23 – The number of points the Nashville Predators had in the standings on February 28th.
28 – The number of points they have in the standings on March 18th.
7 – The number of teams that have passed Nashville in the Western Conference standings during March.

NHL: Nashville Predators at Anaheim Ducks

Nashville hasn’t earned many points for losing after regulation lately. (PHOTO: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

5 – The number of points the Nashville Predators earned from losing in overtime or a shootout in Weeks 1 through 4 of the 2013 NHL season.
1 – The number of points the Nashville Predators earned from losing in overtime or a shootout in Weeks 5 through 8 of the 2013 NHL season.

43 – The total number of games missed in the 2013 season by Paul Gaustad, Hal Gill, Patric Hornqvist, and Colin Wilson due to injury.

18.1 – The percentage chance that the Nashville Predators will make the playoffs in 2013, according to sportsclubstats.com as of March 18th.

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