At 6:20 of the 2nd period in the Predators/Flames game the referee blew the play dead during a scrum in the Nashville goal crease area. The issue of whether the puck crossed the line or not was not subject to video review because the referee, citing rule 69 of the rule book, deemed that Calgary Flames forward Tom Kostopoulos interfered with Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, impeding him from making a save .
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets