Predators ban 2 players for Game 3

Updated: May 2, 2012, 7:04 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Nashville Predators will be without Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn for Game 3 on Wednesday.

The club suspended them for violating a team curfew Saturday night on the eve of Game 2.

General manager David Poile announced the scratches in a release.

"I've been a manager for 30 years, I care about each individual player, but I've never put an individual player above the team. In this case, the players violated a team rule," Poile told ESPN.com. "It's disappointing ...

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