facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Nashville 3, Florida 1

March 3, 2012 at 11:25 PM   |   Comments

SUNRISE, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Nashville's Pekka Rinne notched 39 saves Saturday and the playoff-bound Predators stayed hot with a 3-1 victory over Florida.

Rinne came up with 16 saves in the third period as he improved to 20-3-3 since Dec. 28.

Andrei Kostitsyn, acquired by Nashville from Montreal in a trade-deadline deal this week, added a goal and an assist, while David Legwand and Mike Fisher each scored for the victors.

The victory was the Predators' third in four games. They hold down the fifth seed in the Western Conference.

Wojtek Wolski scored and Scott Clemmensen yielded three goals on 23 shots for Florida, which maintained its two-point lead atop the Southeast Division.

© 2012 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.
Most Popular
1
Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month
2
Lorde's song 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio until World Series Lorde's song 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio until World Series
3
Broncos crush Niners on Manning's historic night
4
UPI horse racing weekend preview UPI horse racing weekend preview
5
NFL Game Summary - Seattle at St. Louis
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback