Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 12/29/11
Photo Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images When a team comes in losing 7 straight games in a row, you hope you don’t end up being the opponent they break their streak to. Through hard work, perseverance, and a little luck, the Nashville Predators capitalized where they needed to and drew the game out to a shootout where Pekka Rinne sealed the deal. The win gets Rinne and the Predators back on track after losing 2 straight games while sending the Minnesota Wild to their 8th straight loss. After giving up 19 goals in their previous 4 games, Nashville gives up only a single tonight for their 11th one-goal victory of the season and the 20th game where the margin of victory has been one goal (11-5-4 this year for Nashville in those games) HIGHLIGHTS: Special Teams: Powerplay – 0 for 2, 0% Penalty Kill – 3 for 3, 100% Best Play of the Game: Colin Wilson dekes Josh Harding over to the right side and roofs it from his left to give the Predators a 1-0 lead in the second half of the ...
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