Rinne makes 19 saves, Predators blank Coyotes 3-0

By JIM DIAMOND
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Pekka Rinne made 19 saves for his second consecutive shutout, leading the Nashville Predators to a 3-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.

Gabriel Bourque, Nick Spaling and Mike Fisher had the Nashville goals.

Rinne has shutouts in 3 of his past four starts and has not allowed a goal in his last 137 minutes, 41 seconds of action. He has been strong this season on a Predators team that has struggled to score.

Bourque scored the game's first goal at 2:40 of the third period.

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