Predators defeat Blackhawks

Posted on December 10, 2015

Patrick Kane scored for the Chicago Blackhawks to extend his point streak to 24 games, but first-period goals by James Neal, Craig Smith and Filip Forsberg propelled the Nashville Predators to a 5-1 win at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

Neal gave the Predators a 1-0 lead at 6:54. He retrieved the puck around Chicago defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, corralled it in the left circle and beat Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling with a wrist shot.


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