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NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 11: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against Ryan Suter #20 of the Nashville Predators in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 11, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

What We Learned From Game 1 With The Red Wings

I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that none of you had the Red Wings winning this series in a sweep. Fair enough?

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 11:  Roman Josi #59 of the Nashville Predators tries to get control of the puck at the side of goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators during a game against the Detroit Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 11, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Red Wings’ Game 1 Loss To Predators Both Discouraging And Encouraging

The Red Wings’ 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators Wednesday night was both discouraging and encouraging.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 11: Roman Josi #59 of the Nashville Predators blocks the net in front of his goalie Pekka Rinne #35 in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Detroit Red Wings during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 11, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Three Biggest Factors That Were Revealed In The Red Wings’ 3-2 To Loss To Nashville

The Red Wings were anything but overwhelmed by the Predators.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

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Shea Weber’s Hit On Zetterberg

If you missed the final minutes of last night Wings game you may have missed Nashville’s Shea Weber slamming Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass. With 2 seconds left to go in the game you […]

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

(Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Predators Beat Red Wings 3-2 In Game 1

Gabriel Bourque scored two goals in his postseason debut, and the Nashville Predators held onto home-ice advantage by beating Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Wednesday night to open their Western Conference playoff series.

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2012

DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 25:  Steve Downie #27 of the Colorado Avalanche scores a goal against Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings as Ian White #18 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on February, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings-Predators Preview 4-11-12

Pekka Rinne fills up so much of the net at 6-foot-5, and the Nashville goaltender led the NHL with 43 wins while facing more shots than anyone else.

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2012

DETROIT - OCTOBER 30:  Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators moves to make a save in a game against the Detroit Red Wings on October 30, 2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit , Michigan. The Wings defeated the Predators 5-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Predators’ Confidence Vs Detroit Starts With Rinne

Pekka Rinne fills up so much of the net at 6-foot-5, and the Nashville goaltender led the NHL with 43 wins while facing more shots than anyone else.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2012

(Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

It Won’t Take A Miracle For Red Wings To Win Their Clash Of Hockey Cultures With Predators

Marvin Gaye or Hank Williams Sr.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2012

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 25: Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators makes a save against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on March 25, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Predators defeated the Blackhawks 6-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Not A Tasty Six Pack For Wings Fans

Pekka Rinne and Alexander Radulov.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2012

Henrik Zetterberg - Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo/Getty Images)

Red Wings Hope Road Woes End Against Predators

The Detroit Red Wings have won an NHL-high 31 games at home this season, including a record 23 straight.

97.1 The Ticket–04/09/2012

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