Preds fin­ish stun­ning sweep of Black­hawks

Montreal Gazette - - SPORTS -

Ro­man Josi scored twice, Pekka Rinne had 30 saves and the Nashville Preda­tors beat the Chicago Black­hawks 4-1 on Thurs­day night to com­plete a sur­pris­ing sweep of the Western Con­fer­ence’s top seed.

Colton Sis­sons and Vik­tor Arvids­son also scored as Nashville com­pleted the fran­chise’s first play­off sweep. The Preda­tors lim­ited the high-scor­ing Black­hawks to just three goals in 13 pe­ri­ods.

Jonathan Toews had the lone Black­hawks goal on a third-pe­riod power play.

Nashville will face the win­ner of the St. Louis-Min­nesota se­ries in the sec­ond round.

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