That unbeaten start to the season already seems like a distant memory now that the Nashville Predators have dropped three-straight games in regulation.
Players like Pekka Rinne, Steve Sullivan, and David Legwand have been almost non-existent since that hot start where the Predators got at least one point in the first eight games.
The Predators have become one of the most consistent franchises in the NHL over the past seven seasons, but they still have yet to advance past the first round of the playoffs in five appearances.
Unfortunately injuries have held this team back somewhat this season, but the production has to start coming from somewhere.
In baseball the Texas Rangers made history by winning their first playoff series in franchise history, and here's eight players who have to step up for the Predators to do the same thing this season.