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Predators raise expectations, not payroll

There is plenty of room for it, but the Predators aren't spending the money for improvement.

Updated: August 8, 2002, 3:56 PM ET
By Graham Hays | ESPN.com

So much for progress. One season after posting 34 wins and flirting with the playoffs, the Nashville Predators slumped to 28 wins and 69 points. That represented the franchise's worst showing since posting 63 points (and an identical 28 wins) in 1998-99, its inaugural season.

2001-02 by the numbers

Record: 28-41-13-0, 69 pts. (T24th overall, T13th West, 4th Central) Goals for: 196/2.39 (24th overall) Goals against: 230/2.76 (23rd overall) Differential: -34 ...

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