Predators’ Pekka Rinne gets shutout to blank Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0January 8, 2019
TORONTO — Pekka Rinne made 18 saves for his third shutout of the season and the 54th of his career as the Nashville Predators blanked the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Monday.
Kevin Fiala, with a goal and an assist, Mattias Ekholm, P.K. Subban and Colton Sissons scored for Nashville (26-15-3).
Michael Hutchinson stopped 28 shots for Toronto (27-13-2), three of which hit posts, and also had a goal called back for offside.
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The Leafs were coming off one of their most complete performances of the season in Saturday’s 5-0 shutout of the Vancouver Canucks but have now lost three of their last four after a five-game winning streak.
Monday’s tilt was the third in four nights for the Predators, who opened their season-long, six-game road trip with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Friday — a performance that head coach Peter Laviolette described as “awful” — before Saturday’s 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
Rinne is now tied with Marc-Andre Fleury, Bernie Parent and Ed Giacomin for 21st on the all-time shutout list.
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