Predators-Avalanche game postponed due to flood at Bridgestone Arena

The were looking to bounce back against the visiting on Friday after Wednesday’s 3-0 shutout loss to the , but a nearby water main break that flooded Bridgestone Arena has .

The incident “significantly impacted” the event level of the arena.

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A makeup date has not yet been determined, while a decision is still pending about tomorrow’s game between the Predators and the . That contest is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Bridgestone Arena and has been the Predators’ home since the team entered the league in 1998. It was formerly known as the Nashville Arena, the Gaylord Entertainment Center and the Sommet Center before changing its name to Bridgestone Arena in 2010.

The water break allows the Avalanche to rest some of their banged-up players. Colorado is currently dealing with a number of injuries, including those to defensemen and , and forwards , , , , and .

Coming in at 4-0-1 in their last five games, the Predators currently sit in 11th place in the highly competitive Western Conference standings. Nashville is 9-9-2 and has been more successful at home with a 6-3-2 record this season compared to just 3-6 on the road.

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