Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/11
Sitting high above the ice surface at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, Predators goaltending coach Mitch Korn watched Tuesday night's game against the Washington Capitals like a proud father. At one end of the ice wearing the Predators' gold jersey was his current star pupil Pekka Rinne. The other crease was manned by Tomas Vokoun, a player Korn mentored from 1998 through 2007, turning him from a relative unknown into one of the NHL's best. For the first 55 minutes of Tuesday's game, Rinne and Vokoun traded saves like heavyweight fighters trade punches. In the end, Rinne and the Predators came out on top 3-1, but the goaltending was so stellar it almost seemed a shame that one side had to lose. Nashville's last goal was an empty-netter. "I just said that to Pekks that it was pretty cool watching them go save for save between the two of them," Korn said after his postgame meeting with Rinne. Rinne had to be strong early. Late in the first and with Nashville's all-world defensive ...
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