Neal’s OT goal lifts skidding Predators over Coyotes 2-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Neal put in a rebound of Seth Jones’ shot 2:45 into overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes that snapped a season-worst, six-game skid on Monday night. Pekka Rinne made 27 saves to halt Nashville’s losing streak. The Coyotes have lost 11 of 12[…]

Wheeler, Jets beat skidding Predators 3-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Wheeler scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period, and the Winnipeg Jets beat Nashville 3-1 on Saturday night to hand the slumping Predators their sixth straight defeat. Michael Frolik and Drew Stafford also scored for the Jets, who have won two of three. Ryan Ellis had the goal[…]

6 different Blues score goals in 6-1 rout of Maple Leafs

TORONTO (AP) — Six different St. Louis Blues players scored goals in a 6-1 rout of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Jori Lehtera and Alexander Steen each had three assists for the Blues (41-19-5), who snapped a two-game skid and moved to within two points of the Central Division-leading Nashville Predators. The loss[…]

Predators not panicking in midst of worst skid this season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No longer do the Nashville Predators sit atop the NHL standings, mired in a five-game skid — their worst this season. Yet the Predators see this slide as a chance to improve on some weaknesses while continuing their chase for home-ice advantage in the playoffs. “It’s a lot better going through[…]