Found April 15, 2012 on PredsOnTheGlass:
The Nashville Predators took an early lead and never relinquished it as they held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 at Joe Louis Arena on national television on Sunday afternoon.Detroit fired 34 pucks at the net in the final period and were credited with 19 shots officially and they maintained puck possession for most of the third period.Pekka Rinne was at his best, stopping 41 of 43 Detroit shots. Jimmy Howard played well in the loss, allowing three goals on 22 Nashville shots.The Predators scoring came from Shea Weber, Kevin Klein, and Sergei Kostitsyn. Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg added goals for Detroit.Klein should also be credited for the save of the game when he dove in front of a shot from Cory Emmerton on the empty side of the net early in the third period that would have tied the game.The win was the first at Joe Louis Arena for the Predators in the postseason.Through three games, the series could not be any closer with each game having a 3-2 final score and goin...
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