Ward scores 2, Predators top Capitals 3-0 in pre-season finale for both teams

WASHINGTON – Joel Ward scored two goals and Pekka Rinne made 22 saves as the Nashville Predators blanked the Washington Capitals 3-0 on Sunday in the final pre-season game for both teams.

Cal O’Reilly added a goal and an assist for the Predators.

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Ward scored his goals in the third period to help Nashville pull away late. Steve Sullivan helped with two assists for the Predators (4-2).