facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Nashville 3, Colorado 1

April 2, 2013 at 11:31 PM   |   Comments

NASHVILLE, April 2 (UPI) -- David Legwand's goal off his own rebound with 1:14 left in the game broke a 1-1 tie and helped lift the playoff-hopeful Nashville Predators over Colorado 3-1.

With time winding down in regulation, Legwand launched a shot at Jean-Sebastien Giguere from in close. The Avalanche goaltender made the initial save, but Legwand was able to swat in the rebound for the decisive tally.

Patric Hornqvist also scored, Paul Gaustad provided an empty-netter and Taylor Beck added two assists as the Predators stopped a three-game losing streak.

The victory boosted Nashville into a tie with St. Louis for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff spot.

Pekka Rinne turned aside 25 shots in the win.

Matt Duchene scored and Giguere finished with 35 saves for Colorado.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Ohio State strength coach body slams fan who runs on field Ohio State strength coach body slams fan who runs on field
2
Zimmer 'hopeful' Bridgewater will play vs. Packers
3
Kansas Jayhawks fire coach Charlie Weis after loss to Texas Kansas Jayhawks fire coach Charlie Weis after loss to Texas
4
Arizona Cardinals player formally charged Arizona Cardinals player formally charged
5
Phil Mickelson disses Tom Watson after Ryder Cup loss Phil Mickelson disses Tom Watson after Ryder Cup loss
Trending News
x
Feedback