National Hockey League Game Capsules
(Wednesday, October 29)
Final Score: Detroit 4, Washington 2
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Abdelkader tallied twice and Pavel Datsyuk once in the third period, as Detroit overcame a one-goal deficit and topped Washington, 4-2, at Verizon Center. Gustav Nyquist also lit the lamp and Henrik Zetterberg posted two assists for the Red Wings, who have won four of their last six. Jimmy Howard stopped 25-of-27 shots for the win, improving to 4-1-2 on the year. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Troy Brouwer provided offense for the Capitals, who have dropped two in a row and three of four. Braden Holtby surrendered all four scores on just 22 shots.
Final Score: Nashville 4, Edmonton 1
Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Pekka Rinne stopped 26 shots and Craig Smith scored a pair of goals to lead Nashville in a 4-1 decision over Edmonton at Rexall Place. Taylor Beck and Shea Weber added tallies with Roman Josi chipping in a pair of assists for the Predators, who kicked off a six-game road trip with their third win in the last four outings. Taylor Hall potted the lone goal for the Oilers, whose four-game win streak came to a halt. Ben Scrivens took the loss despite making 31 saves.
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