facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Detroit 4, Nashville 1

Dec. 26, 2011 at 10:54 PM   |   Comments

NASHVILLE, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Valtteri Filppula netted a pair of goals and Jimmy Howard stopped 31-of-32 shots Monday in the Detroit Red Wings' 4-1 win over Nashville.

Filppula opened the scoring midway through the first period when Henrik Zetterberg found him open in the slot and the Finnish center one-timed a blast past Nashville's Pekka Rinne. His second goal came in the third period and gave the Wings a 4-0 lead, while Pavel Datsyuk and Danny Cleary scored in between for Detroit.

Howard improved to 21-8-1. His shutout was ruined when Jonathon Blum scored 2:12 left in the game.

Rinne ended with 18 saves for the Predators.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out
2
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
3
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
4
NFL Game Summary - Philadelphia at Indianapolis
5
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback