So far in Game 1, the Anaheim Ducks might not experience a ton of home-ice advantage for a simple reason: their fans seem to still be getting to the building.
With playoff hockey being a sensation in Nashville (or “Smashville”), Carrie Underwood took an opportunity to praise the Predators’ crowds at the Ducks’ expense.
Here’s what Mike Fisher‘s wife had to say in noticing some – at least temporarily – empty seats to begin the Western Conference Final:
Is that trash talk or smash talk?
Anyway, every indication is that traffic is the main culprit (rather than, say, indifference or a quick turnaround from rounds two to three).