Rinne gets ninth straight win

Posted on January 24, 2012

Rinne gets ninth straight win The Nashville Predators are on a roll headed to the all-star break. Who'd blame them if they wanted to keep playing instead of taking some time off?

Pekka Rinne made 24 saves for his ninth straight win as the surging Predators beat the injury-depleted Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Tuesday night.

The Predators are now 12-2 in their last 14 games and have beaten the Blackhawks twice in four days in the highly competitive Central Division.

And Rinne has played a major role in the run, going 12-1-0 since Dec. 28.

"We've come a long way in the last month or so. We fly under the radar in this division," said Mike Fisher, who had one of the Predators' two first-period goals.

 

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