(Phoenix leads best-of-seven series, 2-0)
9PM Start time CNBC, TSN, RDSI
Game 3 will be big game for the Nashville Predators as they are looking to win a game in the series and the Phoenix Coyotes are looking for the same results they played in Game 2. They will be trying to take a stranglehold series lead 3 games to none. Coyotes played their hearts in Game 2 and whenever they had the lead, they responded back when the Predators scored. Let’s take a look at the key players in the series shall we:
Pekka Rinne will be a key player Game 3 as he will try to motivate his Predators in their home building and try stop the Phoenix Coyotes from taking a lead into the series. He was a big reason why the Predators have gotten far into the playoffs. The Coyotes will look from motivation from their goalie Mike Smith who kept them in both Game 1 and 2. Other key players to watch will be Antoine Vermette and Ray Whitney as they each have four points in their last three games for Phoenix and will continue to be big factors into Game 3.
If you want a late night battle between these two teams, then look forward to Game 3 as they drop puck at 9 p.m. in Nashville on the CNBC Sports Network.