Predators blank Red Wings, extend point streak to 17

Filip Forsberg scored the only goal with 5:14 remaining, Juuse Saros recorded his third shutout and the host Nashville Predators extended their point streak to 17 games by edging the Detroit Red Wings, 1-0, on Saturday.Forsberg’s 39th goal extended his goal streak to five games. He has six goals in the last five games and 10 over his last nine.Saros notched the 23rd shutout of his career by making 23 saves. Roman Josi recorded his 54th assist and Gustav Nyquist added his 44th assist on Forsberg’s goal.The Predators (42-25-4) are 15-0-2 during their franchise record-breaking point streak. Nashville has won its last five games in regulation, including two straight shutouts.Alex Lyon made 32 saves for Detroit (36-29-6), which was starting a five-game road trip. It had won three of its last four games.The Predators had a 15-8 advantage in shots on goal during the first period. Both teams had a power play.Seider and Forsberg squared off five minutes into the second period, resulting in five-minute fighting penalties for both players.A short time later, the Predators killed off a Jason Zucker penalty, as Saros made a sparkling pad save against Joe Veleno.