Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Predators Tie for Wild Card with Win Against Canadiens

Filip Forsberg

The Nashville Predators moved into a tie for the first wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference with a 4-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Tuesday.

Filip Forsberg had two goals and an assist for Nashville (35-26-8), which scored four goals in the second period and won its third straight game. The Predators are tied with the Winnipeg Jets, one point ahead of the Minnesota Wild.

Forsberg tied Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber for second on the Predators goals list with 166.

Juuse Saros made 32 saves after getting consecutive shutouts against the Dallas Stars. His shutout streak ended at 181:06 when Artturi Lehkonen pulled Montreal within 4-1 at 2:45 of the third period.

Lukas Vejdemo scored his first NHL goal, and Carey Price made 32 saves for Montreal (31-31-9), which is 4-8-2 in its past 14 games.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Ryan Johansen gave Nashville a 1-0 lead at 51 seconds of the second.

Calle Jarnkrok made it 2-0 from the right face-off circle at 2:57.

Forsberg made it 3-0 on the power play at 8:18. He took a pass from Roman Josi and scored on a wrist shot from the top of the right circle to become the first Nashville player with six 20-goal seasons.

Josi also assisted on Forsberg’s goal at 16:00. The defenseman redirected Ryan Ellis’ pass in the slot to Forsberg, who scored on a low shot from the right side to make it 4-0.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Pete Weber’s Postgame Report

You May Also Like


The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac is telling “A Tale of Two Winters.” On sale everywhere August 30, the newest edition of North America’s most trusted...


Manchester Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a Manchester man who has been reported missing by his family. According to MPD,...


 Dot Foods, Inc., North America’s largest food industry redistributor broke ground Thursday (Aug. 25, 2022) on the company’s 13th U.S. distribution center, which will be located...


UPDATE: 10:05pm — Coffee County Sheriff’s Department authorities have identified the suspect in this case as a 16-year old from Franklin County and state...