“It’s (coach Barry Trotz’s) decision, we’re going to stick behind him. We’ve won all year with everyone and it’s going to take everyone to continue to win. We talked. As a leadership group we talked to Trotzy and said whatever you decide we’ll stand by you. We’re in the playoffs, we don’t need distractions.”
– Nashville defenseman Ryan Suter on the one-game suspensions handed to Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn by the Predators for Game 3.