Preds start playoffs on Thursday

Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 10:01pm

The Nashville Predators will begin their 2008 Stanley Cup Western Conference Quarterfinal series vs. the Detroit Red Wings this Thursday at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.

Game Two is scheduled for Saturday in Detroit, and will be nationally televised on NBC.

The Predators will host the Wings for Game Three on Monday, April 14 at the Sommet Center, then again for Game Four on Wednesday, April 16.

If additional games are necessary to complete the best-of-seven series, it will turn back to Detroit for a Game Five on Friday, April 18, come to Nashville for Game Six on Sunday, April 20, then return to Detroit for Game Seven on Tuesday, April 22.

Times for the entire schedule will be announced today.

Individual tickets still remain for the first two Nashville Predators home games of the series and can be purchased at the Sommet Center box office and all Ticketmaster outlets, via the internet at or by calling 615-770-PUCK.

Ticket prices start at $25.00 per ticket in the Upper Goal Zone. Other section prices include: Goal Zone ($35.00), Sideline Balcony ($43.00), Lower Sideline Balcony ($49.00), Shoot Twice Mezzanine ($59.00), Lower Shoot Twice Mezzanine ($65.00), Shoot Once Club Seats ($72.00), Lower Bowl Endzone ($80.00), Lower Bowl Center ($91.00), Premium Lower Bowl ($102.00), Premium 2x Lower Bowl ($110.00), Club Level ($115.00) and the All-Inclusive Zone ($115.00).

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