DETROIT – Dominik Hasek stopped 21 shots to record his second consecutive shutout to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators on Friday night.

Hasek has not allowed a goal in 153 minutes and 28 seconds. It gave Hasek 71 career shutouts.

He whitewashed the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 Wednesday night.

Robert Lang, Nicklas Lidstrom and Dan Cleary scored for Detroit (11-4-1), which won its eighth straight. Pavel Datsyuk had two assists.

The shutout snapped a five-game winning streak for Nashville (9-4-1), and its run of 10 straight games (9-0-1) with at least a point.

Lang opened the scoring 8:46 into the game when he beat Tomas Vokoun on a backhand shot from the bottom of the right circle. It was Lang’s fifth goal of the season.

Lidstrom got a power-play goal 1:28 into the third period, when he put in a loose puck from the crease for his third goal.

Cleary added an empty-net goal with 1:19 remaining.

Notes: Detroit was without RW Jason Williams (concussion). … Lidstrom will be the Grand Marshal of Detroit’s “America’s Thanksgiving Parade.” … Scratched for Nashville were RW Scottie Upshall and LW Darcy Hordichuk.

AP-ES-11-10-06 2208EST



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