NASHVILLE – Colin Wilson and Ryan Johansen scored twice, Mike Fisher added three assists and the Nashville Predators beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-1 on Friday night.
The Predators continued dominant on home ice, improving to 8-1-1.
Dustin Byfuglien scored the lone goal for Winnipeg, the Jets concluded their five-game trip, losing all five games.
Byfuglien opened the scoring with 5:14 remaining in the opening period, his wrist shot from the right point deflected off of Wilson’s stick and beat Rinne high to the glove side.
After getting his skate tangled, Rinne fell forward as the puck sailed over his shoulder.
The Jets are 3-12-1 when trailing after two periods this season, they have also allowed 32 goals in the second period this season while scoring just 14 of their own in the middle frame.
Next up: The two teams will face eachother again at MTS Centre on Sunday.