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Brendan Smith has goal and assist, Red Wings top Predators to tie for 1st place in Atlantic

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Brendan Smith had a goal and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Saturday night.

Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who moved into a tie with Montreal atop the Atlantic Division. Petr Mrazek made 24 saves in the victory.

Filip Forsberg scored twice and Mike Ribeiro had a pair of assists for the Predators, who won their previous two games.

Smith scored the first goal at 5:34 of the opening period with a slap shot from the right faceoff dot through traffic that beat Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne on the stick side.

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