Josi's late goal leads Predators to 3-2 win over Hurricanes
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Roman Josi scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
Ryan Ellis and Mike Fisher also scored and Pekka Rinne stopped 23 shots to help Nashville win for the third time in four games. Viktor Stalberg had two assists.
Eric Staal and Justin Faulk scored for Carolina and Cam Ward also finished with 23 saves. The Hurricanes snapped a two-game win streak.
With the score tied at 2 late, Stalberg sent a pass from the right side to Josi in the high slot. Josi corralled the puck and fired a slap shot past Ward with 4:43 remaining to give the Predators their first lead.