NHL: Nashville 3, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Jordin Tootoo and David Legwand both scored for the first time this season in the third period Thursday, lifting the Nashville Predators past St. Louis 3-1.

NHL: Nashville 3, Boston 2 (SO)

NASHVILLE, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- David Legwand scored the game-winner in the fourth round of a shootout Saturday night and the Nashville Predators clipped the Boston Bruins, 3-2.

NHL: Atlanta 7, Nashville 2

NASHVILLE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist Saturday night when the Atlanta Thrashers pounded the Nashville Predators 7-2.

NHL: Nashville 5, Los Angeles 4

NASHVILLE, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jordin Tootoo's third-period goal was the eventual game-winner Saturday night when the Nashville Predators shaded the Los Angeles Kings 5-4.

NHL: Detroit 4, Nashville 2

DETROIT, April 12 (UPI) -- Dominik Hasek made 15 first-period saves Saturday, helping Detroit beat Nashville 4-2 for a 2-0 lead in their NHL Western Conference quarterfinal series.

NHL: Detroit 3, Nashville 1

DETROIT, April 10 (UPI) -- Henrik Zetterberg scored twice in the third period Thursday and the Detroit Red Wings beat Nashville 3-1 in Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series.

NHL: Nashville 4, St. Louis 3 (OT)

ST. LOUIS, April 1 (UPI) -- Rich Peverley scored in overtime Tuesday to give Nashville, which gave up three goals in the first seven minutes, a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.

NHL: Detroit 4, Nashville 3

DETROIT, March 9 (UPI) -- Johan Franzen scored twice Sunday for the Detroit Red Wings, who built a four-goal lead and held off Nashville for a 4-3 victory.

NHL: Nashville 3, Dallas 1

DALLAS, March 2 (UPI) -- Three different Nashville players scored in the third period Saturday when the Predators beat the Dallas Stars 3-1.

NHL: Nashville 5, Edmonton 4

NASHVILLE, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- J.P. Dumont scored the game-winner with 1:55 remaining Tuesday to give the Nashville Predators a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.

Tootoo inks new deal with Nashville

NASHVILLE, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Nashville Predators forward Jordin Tootoo Thursday signed a two-year contract extension through the 2009-10 season.

NHL: Nashville 4, Columbus 3

NASHVILLE, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Jordin Tootoo and Ville Koistinen scored in the final five minutes Thursday, rallying the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 victory over Columbus.

NHL: Nashville 4, Anaheim 2

NASHVILLE, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Jordin Tootoo had a goal and an assist Saturday to lead the Nashville Predators past the Anaheim Ducks 4-2.

NHL: St. Louis 3, Nashville 2 (SO)

NASHVILLE, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Brad Boyes scored in a shootout Saturday night to lift the St. Louis Blues past the Nashville Predators, 3-2.

NHL: Nashville 4, Columbus 3 (SO)

NASHVILLE, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Martin Erat scored the lone goal of the shootout Saturday night, as the Nashville Predators beat Columbus, 4-3.
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Jordin Tootoo
Nashville Predators right wing Jordin Tootoo (22) checks Chicago Blackhawks right wing Martin Havlat, of the Czech Republic, into the boards during the first period in Chicago, on October 12, 2006. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Jordin John Kudluk Tootoo (Inuktitut: ᔪᐊᑕᓐ ᔮᓐ ᑲᑦᓗᒃ ᑐᑐ; born February 2, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player with the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the first player of Inuit descent to play in the NHL.

Tootoo played Bantam AA hockey in Spruce Grove, Alberta. The Brandon Wheat Kings selected him in the 3rd round of the 1998 WHL Bantam Draft. Tootoo played for the Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 1999 to 2003 and was selected 98th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft as the sixth choice of the Nashville Predators. He became the first player of Inuit descent to play in a regular season NHL game when he suited up against the Anaheim Ducks on Opening Night October 9, 2003. He was also the first person of Inuit descent to be drafted by an NHL team. Tootoo wears the number '22' as a play on words of his name.

Tootoo got his first NHL point with an assist on a Dan Hamhuis goal against the St. Louis Blues on October 16, 2003 and scored his first NHL goal against the Atlanta Thrashers on October 23. Tootoo has also earned two "Gordie Howe hat tricks" — on January 10, 2004, and December 8, 2007 — when he notched a goal, an assist, and a fighting major in each game.

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