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game recap

Predators 4, Capitals 1

Wednesday, 09.28.2011 / 10:32 PM

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - 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.

scoring summary
1st Period
06:41
WSH
Mathieu Perreault (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Brooks Laich (1), Troy Brouwer (1)
1 - 0 WSH
13:52
NSH
Colin Wilson (1) Snap shot - ASST: David Legwand (1), Niclas Bergfors (1)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
08:02
NSH
Matt Halischuk (1) Tip-in - ASST: Jordin Tootoo (1), Nick Spaling (1)
2 - 1 NSH
14:37
NSH
Shea Weber (1) Snap shot - ASST: Martin Erat (1), Craig Smith (1)
3 - 1 NSH
3rd Period
16:32
NSH
PPG - Cal O'Reilly (1) Snap shot - ASST: Shea Weber (1), Craig Smith (2)
4 - 1 NSH
penalty summary
1st Period
01:58
NSH
Patric Hornqvist  Holding the stick  - 2 min against  Sean Collins
07:11
NSH
Jordin Tootoo  Cross checking  - 2 min against  Dmitry Orlov
09:24
WSH
Mike Knuble  Hooking  - 2 min against  Mattias Ekholm
2nd Period
04:22
WSH
Mathieu Perreault  Cross checking  - 2 min against  Colin Wilson
08:18
WSH
Cody Eakin  Holding  - 2 min against  Mattias Ekholm
16:50
WSH
Karl Alzner  Holding  - 2 min against  David Legwand
3rd Period
02:52
NSH
David Legwand  Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  Mathieu Perreault
04:57
WSH
Troy Brouwer  Hooking  - 2 min against  Shea Weber
06:33
NSH
Martin Erat  Hooking  - 2 min against  Sean Collins
10:40
NSH
Mattias Ekholm  Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  Jay Beagle
15:05
WSH
Nicklas Backstrom  Slashing  - 2 min against  Niclas Bergfors
goalie stats
Tomas Vokoun
SA: 27TOI: 59:57
GA: 4SV%: .852
Pekka Rinne
SA: 24TOI: 60:00
GA: 1SV%: .958