Your NHL Playoffs Open Thread

The Nashville Predators will attempt to even the series with the Vancouver Canucks at two games each tonight. On the plus side, it's a home game. On the minus side, Vancouver still has the lead singer of Loverboy in its corner.

It's the only game in either the hockey or not-hockey playoffs, so make the most of it.

Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks each used to defensive battles [The Tennessean]

Castoffs to playoffs: Canucks Lapierre, Higgins make an impact [Vancouver Sun]