Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 1/16/12

ANAHEIM, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators looks on against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on November 5, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Predators 4-0. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Nashville Predators 3, New York Islanders 1 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY Monday, January 16, 2012 — LEFTOVER THOUGHTS: * Predators rookie Ryan Ellis was a team-high plus-3. * Sergei Kostitsyn has six goals on just eight shots during the calendar year of 2012. (Thanks to Seth Lake for that stat.) * How Pekka Rinne didn’t make first star is beyond comprehension. David Legwand was voted first star and had a goal. Not two points. A goal. And it wasn’t even the game-winner. Rinne was outstanding on Monday afternoon yet was relegated to second star honors. * All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter left the game after the first period with “an upper-body injury” and did not return. Considering he was a game-time decision coming into the contest, it was believed he was being held out for precautionary reasons (the Preds were up 3-0 at the time). However, Coach Trotz told the media after the game that Suter was “doubtful” against the New York Rangers on Tuesday. * Jordin Tootoo and Mike Fisher le
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