Fisher helps lead Predators to win over Ducks

Posted on March 18, 2012

Fisher helps lead Predators to win over Ducks The Nashville Predators don’t need to be reminded of how important home-ice advantage is in the playoffs. Last year was a perfect example, with Vancouver ousting them in the second round.

Now that they find themselves with a great chance to get the first two postseason games at home, they don’t want to let it slip by them.

Patric Hornqvist, Mike Fisher and David Legwand scored third-period goals, and the Predators completed a four-game season series sweep of the Anaheim Ducks with a 3-1 victory Sunday night.

Anders Lindback made 30 saves in his eighth start this season for Nashville while Pekka Rinne got the night off. The Predators tied idle Detroit for fourth place in the Western Conference standings and home-ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs with 10 games left for both teams.

 

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