NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 8: Joel Ward #29 of the Nashville Predators grimaces while he strecthes during warmups prior to a game against the Vancouver Canucks on December 8, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.