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Rinne, Predators shut out Ducks

Posted: November 13, 2016

Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for his first shutout and James Neal scored two goals in a 5-0 win for the Nashville Predators against the Anaheim Ducks at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday. 

Rinne has allowed four goals in his past four games. The Predators have points in six consecutive games.

"It's ups and downs, but my main goal is just to be consistent and be able to maintain a level where I feel like I'm playing my best game every single night," Rinne said. "This home stretch has been really good for me and for my teammates. Hopefully we can keep it going. We haven't been great on the road so far, but hopefully now we have a chance to improve our record and also our play, too." 

 

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Nashville gets point in fifth straight, Fisher returns to lineup

Posted: November 11, 2016

Calle Jarnkrok scored two goals to help the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 win against the St. Louis Blues at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

Jarnkrok tied the game 1-1 at 18:26 of the second period on a wrist shot from the slot. He received a backhand pass from Colin Wilson from the corner and beat Blues goaltender Carter Hutton.

"I feel like we're starting to play better," Jarnkrok said. "I still think that we can play a little bit better than what we're doing. We've got to try to get better every day and just work hard."

 

 

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Predators stifle Senators

Posted: November 9, 2016

Pekka Rinne made 33 saves to help give the Nashville Predators a 3-1 win against the Ottawa Senators at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday.

Rinne improved to 3-4-3 this season.

"I'm feeling confident," Rinne said. "I feel comfortable on the ice. I'm feeling good and feeling good about my game. Obviously I've been in this League for a long time, and still at the end of the day it's all about you're expected to win and getting the results."

James Neal gave the Predators a 1-0 lead 46 seconds into the second period on a wrist shot from the slot. P.K. Subban drew a penalty and kept the play alive with a pass to Roman Josi, who found Neal in the slot. Neal shot it past Senators goaltender Craig Anderson for his third of the season.

 

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Fisher to miss third straight, won't play against Ottawa

Posted: November 8, 2016

Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher will miss his third straight game due to an upper body injury and will miss the opportunity to play his former team.

The Ottawa Senators come to town looking to start a new winning streak after dropping a 2-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres, while the Predators will look to rebound from its 3-2 shootout loss to Carolina.

The Predators are looking to extend its point streak to four games and get on a bit of a run after a rough start.

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