Trotz says that Del Zotto was well coached by his friends John Tortorella and Alain Vigneault and that he may have just needed a change in atmosphere. (NY Times)
1:44PM: In his debut for the Nashville Predators, Michael Del Zotto played 13:15, had one shot on goal, one shot blocked, one hit, one takeaway and two blocked shots.
All of Del Zotto's ice time came at even strength and he played 5:12 in the first, 4:50 in the second and 3:13 in the third.
According to Extra Skater, Del Zotto was on the ice for 13 shot attempts for, 13 against and 8 shots on goal for and 9 against.
Del Zotto said after the game that he felt great and was put in situations where he can play well. (Tennessean)
Barry Trotz said that Del Zotto had a good compete level, managed the puck well and overall he was happy with his effort. (Tennessean)