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Sometimes it pays to be lucky more than it does to be good. In front of 17,565 at TD Gardens in Boston, the Bruins defeated the Nashville Predators in a shootout, 4-3. Don’t let the score fool you, however. The defending Stanley Cup Champions were dominant throughout the tilt. Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 38 saves while last year’s Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas made just 19 in the victory. The Preds netminder was under siege in the opening 20 minutes. He stopped 15 in that period alone but faced 16, allowing a shorthanded tally to Patrice Bergeron 16:00 in. Rinne used his paddle in order to clear a puck into the corner but Ryan Suter couldn’t get their first. Brad Marchand collected it, turned, and dropped it to Bergeron who used Suter as a screen to get one past Rinne for the score. Midway through the middle frame, the Predators pulled even on a patented Shea Weber blast from the point. Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid gave Patric Hornqvist a shot in the mouth after the whistl...
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