Originally written on Razzball Hockey  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The Detroit Red Wings got 22 saves from Jimmy Howard as he blanked the Nashville Predators 3-0. Justin Abdelkader, Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen each scored their ninth goal of the season in the win. Pekka Rinne made 29 saves in the losing effort. SPIN: Detroit leapt over Dallas and Columbus into the eighth spot with 47 points following this win. Howard has played well this season but has days where he doesn’t get much offensive support. Nashville is nine points out of a playoff spot with five games to play so that whole team is into garbage time. Look for Rinne to get some down time here at the end of the season. With six straight losses, it’s officially time to pack it in on the Predators for 2013; they were never the same team after Phoenix bombed them with a six-goal first period a couple weeks ago. Including that game, Nashville is 1-9-0 in its last 10. Chicago shutout St. Louis 2-0 behind a 30-save effort from Corey Crawford. Marian Hossa and Brian Bickell scored for the...
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