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NHL: Nashville 9, Pittsburgh 4

March 4, 2004 at 10:31 PM   |   Comments

PITTSBURGH, March 4 (UPI) -- Marek Zidlicky scored just 55 seconds into the game to trigger a four-goal first period Thursday night as Nashville crushed Pittsburgh, 9-4.

Pittsburgh is winless in its last 16 home games.

Martin Erat, Andrew Hutchinson and Jordin Tootoo scored in a 3:46 span later in the first period in helping Nashville set a new team record for goals in a game.

Three of the four first-period goals came on the power play as the Predators finished the contest a team-record six for 10 with the man advantage.

Zidlicky's goal, a wrist shot past rookie goaltender Andy Chiodo after a crisp pass from Steve Sullivan on the left wing, came 22 seconds after Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was handed a penalty for slashing.

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