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Game #1 in Nashville Predators history was a low scoring affair against an Eastern Conference opponent. Game #1,000? No different. The Montreal Canadiens, in front of Hockey Night in Canada cameras, spoiled the Preds’ 1,000th game with a 2-1 overtime victory. Nashville got a shorthanded goal from captain Shea Weber, as well as 23 saves from Pekka Rinne, but it wasn’t enough on this night. The visitors capitalized on an odd-man rush to open the scoring. David Desharnais scored his third of the season while breaking in three-on-one and deke’ing around Rinne. The goal review was abnormally long but, in the end, the goal stood, giving the Habs a 1-0 lead late in the first. In the middle frame, Weber scored the rare (“uber-rare” for a defenseman) shorthanded goal after receiving a Montreal-zone face-off was won back to Ryan Suter. His blast evened the score and gave the Preds captain his third career shorthanded tally. The 17,113 inside Bridgestone Arena had to wait until the overtime se...
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