Despite winning the third game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal series at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday and taking a 2-1 series lead, Nashville coach Barry Trotz
appeared to send a message in Monday's practice.
, who had been centering the Predators' second line, was dropped to the fourth unit, with Matt Halischuk
and Brandon Yip
, with Nick Spaling
moving to center of the second line, with Andrei Kostitsyn
and Alexander Radulov
Forward Jordin Tootoo
, who played his first game of the series Sunday, also appears to be out of the mix for Game 4 Tuesday in Detroit (7:30 p.m., NBCSN, CBC).
"We might just look to change things a little bit, a little different plan," Trotz said.