Start time changed for Predators' road game

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 5:11pm
Staff reports

The Nashville Predators’ game Dec. 19 at Calgary will start at 3 p.m. (CST).

The change, announced Tuesday, was made to accommodate the Flames’ local television. The contest originally was scheduled for 6 p.m. (CST).

The game will be the second of three straight in Western Canada. Nashville will play at Edmonton on Dec. 17 and at Vancouver on Dec. 22 before the NHL’s Christmas break.

The Predators lost both games it played in Calgary last season. Their all-time record there fell to 7-7-6.

Nashville opens training camp Sept. 12. It begins the 2009-10 regular season on Oct. 3.


1 Comment on this post:

By: courier37027 on 9/3/09 at 6:31

December 19 should be right around college bowl season and/or pro football Saturday games. NHL can't beat football head-to-head on broadcasts, so they may as well play early.