Two goals in the first 45 seconds of the third period usually does the trick.
That outburst, featuring one of Calle Jarnkrok‘s two goals, helped the Nashville Predators to a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena. The result snaps Nashville’s two-game skid and gives them their seventh win of the season – and in arguably their best effort too.
The Preds outshot the Jackets by a 45-23 count – a season-high shot total for Nashville – and Pekka Rinne made 21 saves to collect his fourth victory of the campaign.
Nashville didn’t get the result they were looking for in Thursday’s 3-0 loss to Columbus, but the effort was there. After a spirited practice on Friday full of pace, energy and positivity, the Preds carried that vibe into Saturday’s outing, it showed, and they got rewarded.
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