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From The Locker Room: Predators Celebrate Cody Glass’ Hat Trick



From left: Ryan McDonagh, Kiefer Sherwood, Cody Glass, Michael McCarron and Luke Schenn by John Russell/Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators matched the second-longest win streak in franchise history on Saturday night with a 5-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena.

Cody Glass notched his first career NHL hat trick and first career three-point game, becoming the 29th player in franchise history with a three-goal game (the 49th hat trick in Predators history). Glass has four goals and seven points in 11 games since the All-Star break.

Ryan O’Reilly and Tommy Novak also tallied a goal each — both on the power play — and goaltender Juuse Saros stopped 25 of 26 shots (.962 save percentage) for his 26th win of the year, tying him for sixth-most int he NHL. Saros has won his last six starts with a .954 save percentage and 1.55 goals-against average.

Below are some post-game thoughts from the Predators’ locker room following Saturday night’s win.

Cody Glass on scoring his first NHL hat trick, his emotions after having a career game, and his teammates wanting to get him his hat trick:

Ryan O’Reilly on beating a top team like the Avalanche, the team having fun during its eight-game win streak, Glass’ hat trick and how well the Predators are playing recently:

Colton Sissons on beating a team the caliber of Colorado, how well the Predators are playing lately, the team’s depth scoring and how well Saros has played recently:

Juuse Saros on the Predators extending their win streak to eight, his performance during his last six starts and the team playing better in front of him:

Andrew Brunette on Glass’ hat trick, Ryan McDonagh making a play that led to Glass’ third goal, the team keeping their win streak going, the Predators finally playing the way he expects them to:

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