Kevin Bieksa

Predators pounce on Ducks, 3-2

Predators pounce on Ducks, 3-2

James Neal and Miikka Salomaki gave Nashville the lead, and Pekka Rinne stopped 38 shots to lead the Predators over the Ducks, 3-2, Tuesday night.

Shea Weber also scored as Nashville won for the third time in four games.

Rickard Rakell and Mike Santorelli scored for the Ducks, who have lost four of their last five games. Frederik Andersen gave up three goals on 10 shots and was replaced in the second period by Anton Khudobin, who stopped all 11 shots he faced.

Weber scored the game's first goal at 9 minutes 33 seconds of the opening period.

With the Predators on a power play, Roman Josi sent a pass from the right point to Weber, who was standing above the left...