2013–14 Nashville Predators season

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2013–14 Nashville Predators
Division 6th Central
Conference 10th Western
2013–14 record 36–32–12 (84 pts)
Home record 18–17–5
Road record 18–15–7
Goals for 202
Goals against 234
Team information
General Manager David Poile
Coach Barry Trotz
Captain Shea Weber
Alternate captains Mike Fisher
Patric Hörnqvist
Arena Bridgestone Arena
Average attendance 16,600 (97%)[1]
(41 games)
Minor league affiliations Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)
Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL)
Team leaders
Goals Shea Weber (21)
Assists Shea Weber (32)
Points Shea Weber (53)
Penalties in minutes Richard Clune (152)
Plus/minus (+): Craig Smith (12)
(−): Eric Nystrom (-26 −26)
Wins Carter Hutton (19)
Goals against average Carter Hutton (2.61)
<2012–13 2014–15>

The 2013–14 Nashville Predators season was the club's 16th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Predators finished tenth in the Western Conference, failing to qualify for the playoffs for the second time in a row.

Regular season[edit]

After the season ended, it was announced that head coach Barry Trotz's contract would not be extended and a search for a new head coach would begin immediately. Trotz has been offered a different role in the organization which he has not made a decision on taking or not. Trotz had been the only coach in franchise history. [2]

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Central Division[3]
GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 y - Colorado Avalanche 82 52 22 8 47 250 220 112
2 St. Louis Blues 82 52 23 7 43 248 191 111
3 Chicago Blackhawks 82 46 21 15 40 267 220 107
4 Minnesota Wild 82 43 27 12 35 207 206 98
5 Dallas Stars 82 40 31 11 36 235 228 91
6 Nashville Predators 82 38 32 12 36 216 242 88
7 Winnipeg Jets 82 37 35 10 29 227 237 84

Conference standings[edit]

Top 3 (Central Division)[4]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 y – Colorado Avalanche 82 52 22 8 47 250 220 112
2 St. Louis Blues 82 52 23 7 43 248 191 111
3 Chicago Blackhawks 82 46 21 15 40 267 220 107
Top 3 (Pacific Division)[4]
R GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 z – Anaheim Ducks 82 54 20 8 51 266 209 116
2 San Jose Sharks 82 51 22 9 41 249 200 111
3 Los Angeles Kings 82 46 28 8 38 206 174 100
Wild Card Teams[4]
R (Top 2 qualify for playoffs) Div GP W L OTL ROW GF GA Pts
1 Minnesota Wild CE 82 43 27 12 35 207 206 98
2 Dallas Stars CE 82 40 31 11 36 235 228 91
3 Phoenix Coyotes PA 82 37 30 15 31 216 231 89
4 Nashville Predators CE 82 38 32 12 36 216 242 88
5 Winnipeg Jets CE 82 37 35 10 29 227 237 84
6 Vancouver Canucks PA 82 36 35 11 31 196 223 83
7 Calgary Flames PA 82 35 40 7 28 209 241 77
8 Edmonton Oilers PA 82 29 44 9 25 203 270 67

bold – Clinched Playoff spot, y – Clinched Division, z – Clinched Conference

Divisions: CE – Central, PA – Pacific

Schedule and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2013–14 Game Log
April: 3-0–1 (Home: 1–0–0 ; Road: 2–0–1)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Record Pts Recap
77 April 4 Nashville 5-2 Anaheim Rinne 34-32-11
78 April 5 Nashville 3-0 San Jose Hutton 35-32-11
79 April 8 Nashville 2-3 Dallas OT Rinne 35-32-12
80 April 10 Phoenix 0-2 Nashville Rinne 36-32-12
81 April 12 Chicago Nashville
82 April 13 Nashville Minnesota

Legend:       Win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Player stats[edit]

Final stats[5]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Hutton, CarterCarter Hutton 40 34 2085-172,085:17 20 11 4 91 2.62 1006 .910 1 0 1 2
Mazanec, MarekMarek Mazanec 25 22 1369-321,369:32 8 10 4 64 2.80 650 .902 2 0 0 0
Rinne, PekkaPekka Rinne 24 24 1366-491,366:49 10 10 3 63 2.77 645 .902 2 0 0 0
Dubnyk, DevanDevan Dubnyk 2 2 0123-57123:57 0 1 1 9 4.35 60 .850 0 0 0 0
Hellberg, MagnusMagnus Hellberg 1 0 0012-1212:12 0 0 0 1 5.00 4 .750 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Predators. Stats reflect time with the Predators only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Predators only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record


Transactions[edit]

The Predators have been involved in the following transactions during the 2013–14 season.