Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 3/18/12
Photo Credit: Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images Los Angeles needed a good game from Dustin Penner, and that’s exactly what they got. Getting a goal and an assist, including a +2 on the night, Penner and the Kings grabbed two huge points over the Nashville Predators, beating them 4-2. Nashville, who had a chance to catch and overpass the Detroit Red Wings with a win tonight, lost their second straight game in a row after dropping a 2-1 shootout decision to the Sharks on Thursday. With Jonathan Bernier starting the game for the Los Angeles Kings, the Predators could only expect a tough matchup facing a goalie who has a lifetime save percentage of .933% against Nashville. Nashville would start this competition on the wrong end of the spectrum, letting Los Angeles essentially walk up and down the ice with ease. The Kings made them pay, breaking the ice with an Anze Kopitar steamer at 7:53 of the first period. Finishing the period being outshot 10-5 and outscored 1-0, Nashville had to ...
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