by Jim Ridley
This in from reporter J.R. Lind:
I was as disappointed as everyone else in town when the Preds got knocked out of the playoffs, but had they advanced, they might have had some trouble skating on home ice — unless they froze the flood.
Folks down at Bridgestone Arena report ankle deep water all along the event level, including in the locker rooms. Arena staff are squeegeeing and mopping up as we speak.
The good news — there are no events scheduled until the James Taylor/Carole King mellowfest hits town May 22.