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Preds ends the long journey with a 4-3 SO victory over the Stars

DALLAS (AP) – Calle Jarnkrok scored in the fifth round of the shootout, և the Nashville Predators ended a record eight-game patent trip the same way they started it on Sunday night 4. Beating the Dallas Stars by 3 points. ,

In the 21-year-old’s first three-point game of his career, Eeli Tolvanen had an equalizer, staying in the regular season for six minutes with two assists. Ryan Johansen scored the power play goal in the first half and Philipp Forsberg 3 in the second. Gained a 2-point advantage over Nashville.

Rhett Gardner scored his first goal in the NHL, newcomer Ty Dellandrea scored his third, and Radek Faska also scored for the Stars, which allowed the third-round leader to slip for the first time in a row since season 4. with the opportunity to win games. -0:

The current champion of the Western Conference, Dallas, was left out of the draw and won the 6th place with “Nashville” of the Central Division. The top four teams in the division reach the playoffs.

Johansen scored the first goal of the goal, before Pavelski pulled the stars even on their third and last chance. Dallas ‘John on Klingberg, Tolvanen և Stars’ senior Jam Amy Ben failed to convert until Arnrock Nashville beat Nashville 4-3-1.

“I’m ready to go to bed,” Johansen said. “I am exhausted. In this journey against good hockey clubs, we have found a way to win a few games and get some points. Overall, we are happy for this trip. ”

The second consecutive shootout between the injured teams took place in such a way that both were playing on the second night of the defense. Klingberg won it almost in extra time for Dallas, hitting the inside of the far gate from the right side, the ricochet almost returned to him.

In the second half, Faxa was injured in a free kick, and striker El Oel Kiviranta also did not return due to a low body injury.

“We are disappointed that we lost that point,” said coach Rick Bownes. “But you have reduced 10 strikers from the middle of the road, the load we have is worthy of the boys. They gave us everything they had tonight. ”

Anton Khudobin stopped 19 shots for Dallas overnight after recording the third best closing of his career. Pekka Rin made 27 saves for Neckville.

Gardner scored after Esa Lindel sent a backhand shot in front of the net. The 25-year-old did not get much of a blow to the wrist from close range, but his slow-moving nose tricked Rin into his pads.

Faksa redirected ason Eason Robertson’s shot for his fourth goal of the season, a 2-0 lead in the first round. 21-year-old Robertson is the second newcomer to the NHL with 13 goal assists.

Dellandrian was the second Dallas player to block Klingberg’s shot, the defender making a great move to reach the goal. The first one was suggested by Pavelski, who gave Klingberg 14 leading assists.

Forsberg’s 11th goal was a single blow with his skate, a test to see if he hit it.

Tolvanen, a 21-year-old rookie, scored near the blue line after Johansen resisted a cross and hit Khudob on the right shoulder.

“We miss a lot of strong players,” said Johansen. “In order for all these young guys to rise, compete the way they do, make a difference, this trip was a lot of fun. It’s fun to watch them. It was a kind of defective or break-in for us. ”


Dallas forwards Alexander Radulov և Rope Hintz both sat on their backs for the second night due to a low body injury. After missing the previous 15, Radulov played three games in a row. It’s been a month since the series came out.

Michael Granlund, who scored two goals in the first three games against the Stars, added a long absence to the Predators. He was scratched for the first time since missing the first three games of the season.


Predators. The first of two home games against Detroit on Tuesday.

Stars. The home game of five games continues on Tuesday, with the first two games at home against Tampa Bay. Lightning won the first three matches of last season’s Stanley Cup final.


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