Blues' offense goes silent in 2-0 loss to Preds

ST. LOUIS — Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, and Pekka Rinne earned his second shutout of the season as the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 2-0 on Friday night.

Johansen’s scored his third goal of the season early in the first, and Rinne made it hold up, stopping 34 shots as he shut out St. Louis for the third time in his career.Austin Watson added an empty-netter. Johansen earned his 200th career assist on the insurance tally.The Predators won their fourth straight game and improved to 9-2 in November.Carter Hutton made 26 saves for the Blues, taking his first loss in just his sixth appearance as St. Louis was shut out for the second time this seaso...