Preds pre­vail in shootout

The Times-Tribune - - Sports -

PHILADEL­PHIA — Filip Fors­berg got the ty­ing goal mid­way through the third pe­riod and Ryan El­lis had the only score in the shootout, help­ing the Nashville Preda­tors give the Philadel­phia Fly­ers their sec­ond straight loss, 2-1, on Mon­day night.

The Fly­ers had won 10 straight be­fore los­ing to the Dal­las Stars on Satur­day.

Nashville got its first win in ex­tra time and El­lis his first suc­cess­ful shootout con­ver­sion this sea­son. The Preda­tors were 0-5 in over­time and shootouts.

Nashville’s Pekka Rinne stopped 31 shots, plus all three in the shootout. Steve Ma­son had 30 saves for Philadel­phia.

De­fense­man An­drew Mac­Don­ald scored for the Fly­ers mid­way through the first pe­riod.

Ducks 3, Maple Leafs 2 At Toronto, Cam Fowler scored a power-play goal in the third pe­riod, lift­ing the Ducks over the Maple Leafs in Ana­heim coach Randy Car­lyle’s re­turn to Toronto.

Car­lyle was at Air Canada Cen­tre for the first time since he was dis­missed as Leafs coach al­most two years ago.

Oil­ers 3, Blues 2, OT At St. Louis, Ryan Nu­gent-Hop­kins scored 2:55 into over­time, lift­ing Ed­mon­ton over the Blues.

Nu­gent-Hop­kins’ win­ner fol­lowed a ty­ing third-pe­riod goal by Pa­trick Ma­roon, a St. Louis na­tive. He made it 2-2 with a goal 5:47 into the third.

Cam Tal­bot turned away 25 shots for Ed­mon­ton.

Kyle Brodziak and Vladimir Tarasenko scored for St. Louis.

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