SPORTS

Rinne shuts down Ducks as Predators take 2-0 series lead

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, left, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, left, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Timely scoring and spectacular goaltending helped the Nashville Predators to a 2-0 series lead for the first time in franchise history. And now they're coming home. The Preds beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in Game Two of their Western Conference First Round series on Sunday night at the Honda Center to take a commanding lead away from Music City. Nashville got better throughout the night and eventually wore down the Ducks on their way to a victory.

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