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Predators beat Blackhawks 6-2, even series at 1 game each

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Getting the first victory in three weeks is nice. Beating the Chicago Blackhawks to avoid an 0-2 deficit before hitting the road is much, much sweeter.

Craig Smith scored the first two playoff goals of his career and added an assist, and the Nashville Predators beat the Blackhawks 6-2 on Friday night to tie their Western Conference opening-round playoff series at a game apiece. It also was their first victory since clinching a postseason berth on March 28, and they did it in style with a postseason franchise-high six goals.

Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne, who was in net for six of the seven games in the skid, called it a big win.

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Leaders
Points: F. Forsberg63
Plus/Minus: C. Wilson19
Shots on Goal: C. Smith252
PIM: S. Weber72
Win: P. Rinne41
Shutouts: P. Rinne4
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 226 (14)
Shots: 2614 (3)
PP%: 16.2% (25)
Penalty Minutes: 693 (26)
Assists: 385 (14)
SH Goals: 4 (22)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-St. Louis 51 24 7 109
x-Nashville 47 25 10 104
x-Chicago 48 28 6 102
x-Minnesota 46 28 8 100
x-Winnipeg 43 26 13 99
Dallas 41 31 10 92
Colorado 39 31 12 90
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 202 (22)
Shots Against: 2317 (25)
PK%: 80.8% (18)
Penalty Minutes: 760 (19)
Shutouts: 5 (19)
Sv%: 0.913 (11)
Injuries
Date Player Status
4/16 M. Fisher Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
3/6 E. Nystrom Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/14 J. Piskula Sent to minors Milwaukee-AHL
4/13 K. Fiala Called up from minors from Milwaukee-AHL
4/11 J. Piskula Called up from minors from Milwaukee-AHL
4/9 S. Moses Signed as Free Agent One-year contract
4/1 V. Arvidsson Sent to minors Milwaukee-AHL
3/28 K. Fiala Sent to minors Milwaukee-AHL
3/27 K. Fiala Called up from minors from Milwaukee-AHL
3/26 K. Fiala Sent to minors Milwaukee-AHL
3/24 K. Fiala Called up from minors from Milwaukee-AHL
3/20 V. Arvidsson Called up from minors from Milwaukee-AHL
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