Predators bounce back from rare home loss, beat Rangers 3-2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Ribeiro scored with 7:14 left in the third period and the Nashville Predators bounced back from a rare home loss to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday.
The Predators, coming off their third regulation loss at home this season against Anaheim on Thursday night, improved to 11-0-1 after a regulation loss this season. Pekka Rinne made 30 saves in his second game back from a knee injury.
Ribeiro's goal was his 700th career point. Roman Josi and captain Shea Weber also scored. Kosi also had an assist in giving Nashville defensemen 134 points and 36 goals this season, both the most in the NHL.
Rick Nash scored his league-leading 33rd goal, and Ryan McDonagh also scored for the Rangers. They had won three straight.