Red Wings Top Predators 3-2

Posted at 3:51 PM, Dec 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-27 16:51:52-05

Brendan Smith had a goal and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Saturday night.

Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who moved into a tie with Montreal atop the Atlantic Division. Petr Mrazek made 24 saves in the victory.

Filip Forsberg scored twice and Mike Ribeiro had a pair of assists for the Predators, who won their previous two games.

Smith scored the first goal at 5:34 of the opening period with a slap shot from the right faceoff dot through traffic that beat Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne on the stick side.