Predators beat Jets even without Rinne

Posted on October 24, 2013

For one night at least, the Nashville Predators were just fine without Pekka Rinne. 

Carter Hutton made 34 saves in place of Rinne, setting the stage for Craig Smith's goal with 17 seconds left in overtime that gave the Predators a 3-2 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

"[Hutton] really stepped up tonight and he played well," Smith said. "And we played good in front of him, but he's also a pretty good goalie. So we're not worried and we're going to continue on the path." 

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