Ekholm scores in OT, Predators beat Hurricanes 2-1 - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Ekholm scores in OT, Predators beat Hurricanes 2-1

Posted: Updated:

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Mattias Ekholm scored with 1:51 left in overtime to lift the Nashville Predators over the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Saturday night.
    
Paul Gaustad tied the game for Nashville with a short-handed goal in the second period. It was his first goal of the season.
    
Victor Rask put Carolina ahead 8:58 into the first with his 11th goal.
    
Nashville's Pekka Rinne had 27 saves and Carolina's Eddie Lack stopped 19.
    
In overtime, Ekholm corralled a deflected pass from Filip Forsberg, skated in on Lack and beat the goalie top shelf.
    
Nashville captain and defenseman Shea Weber played in his 724th game for the franchise, passing Martin Erat for second on the club's career list. David Legwand played in 956 games.

Powered by Frankly