April Fools: Why the Nashville Predators Aren't Set Up For Playoff Success

Possibly Foolish Reasons From a Lifetime of Playoff Disappointment
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Growing up as a Flyers fan, I have been prepared for playoff disappointment my entire life. If it can go wrong it will go wrong in the NHL's postseason. Naturally, this had turned me pessimistic to the nth degree, and now it is up to the Predators to break me of that habit.

It has already been a fantastic season for the Predators. The turnaround to becoming a team with a distinct identity and being a playoff team has been nothing short of outstanding. The future is bright for the franchise and new heights seem to be in reach. However, in the back of my head the sky is falling and it will all come crashing down. So, I'm going to share some of my negativity because if I don't it will eat me up entirely. So here are some of the reasons that the Predators aren't likely to sustain a long playoff run.