As we head into the final week of the regular season, the 2007-08 Nashville Predators will make their mark in several areas of the all-time record book, while several players have attained personal milestones as well.
39 ranks third best behind 51 last season and 49 in 2005-06At Home
With one more victory in the finale on Thursday, this year’s team will move into sole possession of third with 22On Road
The club is currently tied for third with 17 (with the win total from 2005-06). One more victory will tie them for second with the total from 2000-01, while the 2006-07 total of 23 sits first.GOALS
The club is third in goals scored with 219.FEWEST POWER PLAY GOALS ALLOWED
Thus far the team has allowed just 22 power-play goals on the road, which is positioned to be first all-time. Prior to this season, the 1999-00 edition of the Preds gave up 26 PPG’s on the road.INDIVIDUAL RECORDS IN DANGER OF FALLING
Dan Ellis has already set the record for shutouts in a season, but a couple of Preds are hot streaks away from setting records of their own.
As the 2007-08 season enters the home stretch, a number of individual franchise records are attainable for a number of players on this season's roster:Goals
: 31, Paul Kariya and Steve Sullivan, 2005-06 (J.P. Dumont and Jason Arnott currently have 28)Game-Winning Goals
: 8, Scott Hartnell, 2005-06 (J.P. Dumont tied the record with his overtime goal on March 7 at Calgary)Home Goals
: 21, David Legwand
, 2006-07 (Alexander Radulov
currently has 19)Road Goals
: 18, Steve Sullivan, 2005-06 (J.P. Dumont currently has 15)Most Assists by a Defenseman
: 42, Kimmo Timonen, 2006-07 (Marek Zidlicky currently has 37)Power Play Goals
: 14, Andy Delmore, 2002-03 & Paul Kariya, 2005-06 (Jason Arnott currently has 13)NOTABLE CAREER HIGHS ATTAINED THIS SEASON
Jason Arnott - Power-play goals on March 11 vs. San Jose (12)
J.P. Dumont - Game-winning goals on Feb. 12 vs. Detroit (6), Goals on March 1 (24), Points on March 22 vs. Chicago (67)Martin Erat
- Game-winning goals on Nov. 29 at Ottawa (4), Goals on March 4 (21)
Vernon Fiddler - Assists on Feb. 19 vs. Edmonton (16), Points on Feb. 23 vs. Dallas (27)
Scott Nichol - Goals on Feb. 19 vs. Edmonton (9)Alexander Radulov
- Goals on Jan. 31 vs. Columbus (19), Points on Jan. 29 @ Boston (38), Assists on Jan. 21 vs. St. Louis (20)
Jerred Smithson - Goals (6) and Points (15) on March 15 at DetroitRyan Suter
- Assists on Feb. 12 vs. Detroit (17), Points on March 4 (28)Jordin Tootoo
- Goals on Nov. 17 vs. St. Louis (5), Points on Dec. 22 vs. Los Angeles (11)MILESTONES ACHEIVED
Jason Arnott - Tallied his 400th career NHL assist on Oct. 27 vs. Florida. Skated in his 900th NHL game on Oct. 23 at Los Angeles. Posted his 700th career NHL point (goal) on Oct. 4 vs. Colorado. Notched his 750th career point with a goal on Feb. 14 vs. Chicago.
Radek Bonk - Played in his 900th career NHL game on March 30 at Detroit.
Greg de Vries - Played in his 800th career game on March 9 at Detroit.
J.P. Dumont - Skated in his 100th game as a Predator on Nov. 15 vs. Chicago. Notched his 200th career assist on Jan. 15 vs. Calgary.
Dan Ellis - Recorded his first NHL shutout on Oct. 25 vs. Atlanta.Martin Erat
- Posted his 200th career NHL point (assist) on Oct. 6 vs. Dallas, becoming the seventh player to hit 200 points as a Predator. Posted his 250th career NHL point (assist) on March 18 vs. Washington. Played in his 400th career NHL game on March 20 vs. Detroit.
Vernon Fiddler - Played in his 200th career NHL game on Feb. 7 vs. Tampa Bay.
Dan Hamhuis - Recorded his 100th career point with a first-period goal vs. Minnesota on Jan. 5. Played in his 300th career NHL game on Feb. 12 vs. Detroit.
Darcy Hordichuk - Skated in his 300th career NHL game on March 18 vs. Washington
Ville Koistinen - Recorded his first NHL point/assist on Nov. 2 at Edmonton. Made his NHL debut on Oct. 6 vs. Dallas. Scored his first NHL goal and notched his first career multiple point game on Dec. 27 vs. ColumbusDavid Legwand
- Became Nashville's all-time leading scorer, passing Kimmo Timonen (301 points), with the first (goal) of three points (1g-2a) on Dec. 1 at Montreal. Skated in his 502nd NHL game on Nov. 19 at St. Louis, passing Greg Johnson (502) for second on the franchise's all-time games played list. Notched his 300th career NHL point vs. Chicago on Nov. 15. Skated in his 500th career NHL game on Nov. 10 vs. Columbus. Recorded his 200th assist in the second period at Los Angeles on Jan. 8
Chris Mason - Played in his 100th career NHL game at St. Louis on Nov. 19.
Scott Nichol - Skated in his 100th game as a Predator on Oct. 30 at Calgary.
Jed Ortmeyer - Skated in his 200th career NHL game on Dec. 1 at Montreal.
Rich Peverley - Scored his first career NHL goal on Jan. 24 at PhoenixAlexander Radulov
- Played in his 100th career NHL game on Dec. 29 vs. San Jose.
Jerred Smithson - Skated in his 200th career NHL game on Jan. 7 at Anaheim.Ryan Suter
- Skated in his 200th career NHL game on Feb. 2 vs. PhoenixJordin Tootoo
- Skated in his 200th career NHL game on Dec. 18 at Minnesota.
Greg Zanon - Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Dec. 15 at Colorado.
Marek Zidlicky - Skated in his 300th career NHL game on March 18 vs. Washington
Nashville Predators/Barry Trotz - 300 NHL wins on Dec. 27 vs. Columbus. 700 NHL games on Jan. 13.