Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, reaches up to glove the puck as Los Angeles Kings right wing Justin Williams (14) closes in during the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 30 saves in leading the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
Roman Josi and Patric Hornqvist scored for Nashville, which has won four of its last five.
Dustin Brown had the lone goal for Los Angeles. The sliding Kings have lost five of six. They had defeated Nashville in their last three trips to Music City.
Rinne's 35 wins this season are a career high and lead the NHL.
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