NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk pressured additional time by scoring with a second left within the third and Elias Lindholm’s OT objective secured the Calgary Flames‘ 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night time.
Filip Forsberg scored two power-play objectives, Matt Duchene had a objective and two assists and Roman Josi had one objective and one help for the Predators, losers of three straight. Juuse Saros made 30 saves however left the game with 6:32 remaining and was changed by David Rittich, who made 3 saves.
Nashville would have clinched its eighth consecutive playoff berth with a regulation win, however spoiled that with a wraparound underneath Rittich’s pad.
In additional time, Lindholm picked up a rebound and beat Rittich with a wrist shot.
With the game tied at two coming into the third, Forsberg and Hanifin traded power-play objectives early, then Forsberg scored one other man-advantage objective at 9:35.