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Predators spoil Blackhawks' big day

Chicago loses after earlier trading for veteran forward Ladd

by Brian Hedger / NHL.com Correspondent

CHICAGO -- The Nashville Predators didn't have captain Shea Weber, but goalie Pekka Rinne was in top form, leading the way to a 3-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center on Thursday. 

Rinne made 38 saves, including 28 on 29 shots in the first two periods, to keep the game tied long enough for Calle Jarnkrok to put the Predators ahead 2-1 with 1:51 left in the third. 

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Predators may face Blackhawks without Weber

Nashville captain questionable with lower-body injury

by Brian Hedger / NHL.com Correspondent

PREDATORS (29-21-11) at BLACKHAWKS (38-19-5) 

TV: 8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CSN-CH, SNE 

CHICAGO -- Shea Weber took part in the morning skate, but the Nashville Predators captain is questionable to play against the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center on Thursday.

Nashville's top defenseman missed his first game of the season with a lower-body injury in the Predators' 3-2 win at the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday.

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