Predators shut down Nashville in their quest for the cup

Fans gather in support of the Nashville Predators run in the Stanley Cup Finals. (Tayhlor Stephenson / Sidelines)

Photos by Tayhlor Stephenson / Assistant Lifestyles Editor

The Nashville Predators regained some momentum with a much-needed  5-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night. It was no surprise that fans gathered downtown in support of the Predators, but the intense amount of fans that showed up proved to be quite the surprise.

Due to heavy crowds by the thousands, officials shut down Lower Broadway so fans could hold the Broadway Smash viewing party. In the gallery below, you can see just how raucous the crowd was in support of the Pred’s first ever Stanley Cup Final game in Nashville.

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