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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) blocks a shot from Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf as Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm looks on during the second period of Game 1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg, right, celebrates after scoring against Anaheim Ducks' Antoine Vermette, center, and goalie John Gibson during the first period of Game 1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators players celebrate after Calle Jarnkrok, not shown, scored an empty-net goal against the St. Louis Blues during the third period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series, in Nashville, Tenn. At left is Predators coach Peter Laviolette. The Predators won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. Laviolette is not one to waste precious time reflecting on how he feels about taking his third different NHL team to the conference finals. The coach is too busy trying to help the Predators bring the Stanley Cup championship to Music City. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette, top left, talks with assistant coach Kevin McCarthy during the team's 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series in Nashville, Tenn. Laviolette is just the third coach since the NHL split its playoffs between conferences in 1994 to take three different teams to a conference final, joining Ken Hitchcock (Dallas, Philadelphia and St. Louis) and Darryl Sutter (Chicago, Calgary and Los Angeles). If the Predators get past Anaheim in the Western Conference finals, which start Friday night, he would be the first in that span to take three different teams to the Stanley Cup Finals. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, the country group Lady Antebellum performs the national anthem before Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Nashville Predators and the St. Louis Blues, in Nashville, Tenn. From left are Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley. The town known as Music City has grabbed hold of the Nashville Predators with stars lining up to sing the national anthem or sing with the house band. Reaching the first Western Conference final in franchise history is spreading hockey fever far beyond the arena walls and the team’s loyal fans, sprouting Predators’ flags on front porches with upcoming opponents televised at barbecue joints. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, country music star Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem before Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks, in Nashville, Tenn. Underwood is the wife of Predators center Mike Fisher. The town known as Music City has grabbed hold of the Nashville Predators with stars lining up to sing the national anthem or sing with the house band. Reaching the first Western Conference final in franchise history is spreading hockey fever far beyond the arena walls and the team’s loyal fans, sprouting Predators’ flags on front porches with upcoming opponents televised at barbecue joints. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, shakes hands with St. Louis Blues right wing Scottie Upshall (10) after Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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St. Louis Blues head coach Mike Yeo, top center, watches the action during the third period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series against the Nashville Predators, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko, right, collides with Nashville Predators defenseman P. K. Subban in the first period in Game 4 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Nashville Predators players celebrate after Calle Jarnkrok, not shown, scored an empty-net goal against the St. Louis Blues during the third period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. At left is Predators head coach Peter Laviolette. The Predators won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson (51) congratulates goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, as players celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, of Finland, waves to fans as he leaves the ice after his team defeated the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen falls to the ice after Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen scored the winning goal during the third period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Also defending for the Blues is Colton Parayko (55). The Predators won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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St. Louis Blues players sit on the bench as the third period ends in their loss to the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Nashville Predators center Vernon Fiddler (83) hugs St. Louis Blues right wing Scottie Upshall (10) after the Predators won Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Upshall began his career with the Predators. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen watches as fans celebrate following the Predators' win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Johansen had the winning goal in the third period as the Predators won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) celebrates with teammates after they defeated the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Nashville Predators defenseman Yannick Weber (7), of Switzerland, blocks a shot by St. Louis Blues right wing Dmitrij Jaskin (23), of Russia, during the first period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny (26) celebrates with Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russia, and Colton Parayko (55) after Stastny scored a goal against the Nashville Predators during the first period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko (55) and Nashville Predators right wing Craig Smith (15) collide during the second period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)