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Kostitsyns Connect In Predators' Win Over Wings

Updated: March 10, 2012 10:47 PM CDT
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, reaches for the puck as Predators defenseman Francis Bouillon (51), Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Holmstrom (96), of Sweden, and Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis (49) battle for the puck. (AP) Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, reaches for the puck as Predators defenseman Francis Bouillon (51), Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Holmstrom (96), of Sweden, and Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis (49) battle for the puck. (AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Andrei Kostitsyn was assisted by his brother, Sergei, on a pair of power-play goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.

Patric Hornqvist also scored for Nashville. Drew Mller and Justin Abdelkader had goals for Detroit. Both teams scored within a 13-second span of the first period.

Pekka Rinne made 35 saves for his 38th win of the season. Joey MacDonald stopped 17 shots for Detroit.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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