​Pekka Rinne stopped all 32 pictures he confronted to backstop the Nashville Predators to a 2-zero win over the Calgary Flames on the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday.

It’s Rinne’s 3rd shutout of the season and the 46th of his NHL occupation. It used to be additionally the second one immediately shutout for the Predators, who were given a 46-save efficiency from Juuse Saros in a four-zero win two nights previous in Edmonton against the Oilers.

Ryan Johansen and Kevin Fiala scored for the Predators (21-7-four). They have recorded issues in seven immediately video games (6-zero-1).

Mike Smith completed with 26 saves for the Flames (16-14-Three), who’ve misplaced two in a row.


Predators goalie Pekka Rinne makes a save on Sean Monahan of the Flames. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press )

The Flames outshot the Predators 12-6 in the primary length, whilst defencemen Mark Giordano and TJ Brodie each rang pictures off the crossbar.

Calgary’s perfect likelihood to attain in the primary used to be by way of Micheal Ferland, who re-directed some degree shot by way of Dougie Hamilton on internet, however used to be denied when Rinne kicked out his proper pad to make the save.