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Three keys to the offseason for the Nashville Predators

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The Nashville Predators' surprising first season under Peter Laviolette came to an end in Saturday night’s loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, but the bounce-back season under Laviolette served notice to the Central Division that Nashville is ready to contend for the next several seasons.

Here’s what the Predators need to do this summer to make that happen