Nashville Predators right wing Martin Erat, of the Czech Republic, celebrates a goal by teammate Ryan Ellis with the bench in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Photo by: Chris Schneider

Nashville Predators right wing Martin Erat, of the Czech Republic, celebrates a goal by teammate Ryan Ellis with the bench in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)