SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY - JULY 23: With the 27th pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Nashville Predators select Zachary L'Heureux during the first round of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft at the NHL Network studios on July 23, 2021 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Until the second half of last season, the Nashville Predators had lacked an identity for the past several seasons. While they have moved a little closer to recapturing the “Predator Way,” they still have a ways to go.
Even though the Predators are in the midst of a “competitive rebuild,” a term coined by GM David Poile, they are still looking to play a tougher game and making Bridgestone Arena a feared place for other teams to visit.