Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Nashville Predators announced today that Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn will not play in Game 3 on Wednesday night as a result of violating team rules. Here is the official press release:
Nashville, Tenn.(May 1, 2012)- Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forwards Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn will not play in Game Three of the team's Western Conference Semifinals series vs. the Phoenix Coyotes as a result of violating team rules.
"The Nashville Predators have a few simple rules centered around doing the right things," Poile said. "We have always operated with a team-first mentality and philosophy. Violating team rules is not fair to our team and their teammates."
The Predators practice today at 11 a.m. CT at Centennial Sportsplex and play Game Three at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, May 2 at 8 p.m. CT.