After the NHL roster freeze thaws out, the Nashville Predators
Coming off a demoralizing late game collapse at the hands of the Dallas Stars, the Nashville Predators head into the short holiday break with still a lot to be pleased about.
Going into January, the NHL trade deadline will begin to take center focus. For the Predators. they have the second-most projected cap space and the ability to make moves at the deadline if they so choose.
Head Coach Andrew Brunette has also not been shy about making regular starters healthy scratches. The Predators roster is deep with capable starters, and the prospect pool has NHL ready players as well.
With a lot to sort out and the Nashville Predators currently holding the top Western Conference wildcard spot, here are four things to address for Brunette and his coaching staff after the NHL roster freeze is lifted on December 28.