DETROIT _ The Detroit Red Wings kept on rolling in their opening round Stanley Cup Playoff Series Saturday, easing past the Nashville Predators 4-2 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series.
The Red Wings took an early 2-0 lead when Darren McCarty scored in the first period and Nick Lidstrom scored early in the second period.
Nashville bounced back, getting goals from Alexander Radulov and Jordin Tootoo in the second period to tie the game, but Detroit got a second-period goal from Kris Draper and a Tomas Sandstrom goal in the third period for the final margin.
Dan Ellis stopped 34 shots for the Predators, while Dominik Hasek made 25 saves for the Red Wings.
The series shifts to Nashville for Game 3 on Monday.