Predators give Jets playoff hopes a blow

Posted on March 24, 2012

Predators give Jets playoff hopes a blow

The Nashville Predators showed little southern hospitality to their former neighbours from Atlanta.

Pekka Rinne made 24 saves to lead the Predators to a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.

Matt Halischuk, Gabriel Bourque and shea Weber scored for Nashville, which snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Jets.

Tim Stapleton had the lone goal for the Jets, who have lost three of four. One night after rallying from a three goal-deficit and winning in overtime at Washington, the Jets lost their 21st road game of the season. 

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