Two days after defeating the Boston Bruins, the league's best team, the Nashville Predators looked to score a victory Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins to complete their two-game road trip.
The result was a 2-0 win for Penguins, during which both teams' coaches wore red and white ribbons, the colors for The Covenant School.
The Penguins took a 1-0 lead with 5 minutes, 45 seconds remaining in the second, thanks to a goal from Jason Zucker. Jake Guentzel's power-play goal put the Penguins ahead 2-0 with 6:57 left in the second.
Predators defenseman Dante Fabbro left the game near the midway point of the second period after taking a shot off his hand but returned in the third period.
The Predators remained three points behind the Winnipeg Jets for the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference.
Nashville is 37-29-8. Pittsburgh is 37-28-10.
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