NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Cam Talbot made 17 saves to record his second consecutive shutout, and the New York Rangers beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 on Saturday night.
Ryan McDonagh and Derek Stepan scored for the Rangers, who have won the first two games of a five-game road trip. Mats Zuccarello assisted on both goals for New York , which has won six consecutive road games.
Talbot got the start over No. 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist for the second straight Saturday night and didn't let any pucks get past him. He has a shutout streak of 146 minutes, 28 seconds.
Nashville's season-best, three-game winning streak was snapped.
McDonagh gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead at 13:13 of the second period.
From the center of the blue line, defenseman Dan Girardi sent a one-timer toward the Nashville net. In the slot, McDonagh tipped the puck past goalie Marek Mazanec for his fifth goal of the season.
Girardi has an assist in consecutive games.
Stepan doubled New York's lead at 7:45 of the third.