MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wild blank Nashville, host Ottawa next
NASHVILLE -- Minnesota netminder Darcy Kuemper posted 23 saves for his first career NHL shutout as the Wild blanked the Predators 4-0 in Nashville last night. Dany Heatley, Jason Zucker, Matt Cooke and Marco Scandella all notched a goal for Minnesota, which has won five-of-six. Charlie Coyle registered two assists in the win. Marek Mazanec stopped 19 shots in net for the losing side. Nashville has lost three straight and six-of-seven overall.