Series (Game 2 of 2)

Nashville leads 2-0

Game 1: Tuesday, September 20th
Game 2: Wednesday, September 28th

Capitals 1

(1-3-1, 3 pts)

Predators 4

(5-1-0, 10 pts)

8:00 PM ET, September 28, 2011

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 3 T
WSH 1 0 01
NSH 1 2 14

C. Wilson (Predators - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

P. Rinne (Predators - G): Saves: 23, Save Pct.: .958

M. Halischuk (Predators - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

Predators 4, Capitals 1

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Defenseman Shea Weber had a goal and an assist to help the Nashville Predators beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Wednesday night in exhibition play.

The Predators have won four straight to improve to 5-1 in the preseason. The Capitals are 1-3-1.

Colin Wilson, Matt Halischuk and Cal O'Reilly also scored for Nashville

Mathieu Perreault scored for Washington.

Perreault opened the scoring when he beat Pekka Rinne with a wrist shot at 6:41 of the first period. Wilson tied it in the period with a snap shot that Tomas Vokoun was unable to stop to his glove side.

Wilson has five points in four preseason games.

The Predators made it 2-1 midway through the second period on Halischuk's tip-in.

Weber skated low through the middle to beat Vokoun with 5:23 left in the second.

O'Reily closed the scoring early in the third.

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