Jani Hakanpaa scored his first goal of the season to greatly help the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-1 earn against the Nashville Predators at PNC Arena on Saturday. Hakanpaa, a defenseman playing in his second video game with Carolina after being obtained in a trade with the Anaheim Ducks on Mon, obtained on a wrist shot through the legs of Nashville forward Nick Cousins carrying out a face-off win by Vincent Trocheck to create it 2-1 at 8:55 of the third period.
Alex Nedeljkovic made 27 saves for the Hurricanes (29-10-4), who swept the two-game set and so are 6-0-0 against the Predators this year. Carolina is one point ahead of the Florida Panthers for first place in the sports logo patches Discover Central Division. The very best four groups will be NFL Helmet iron on stickers eligible for the Stanley Glass Playoffs. Roman Josi scored, and Juuse Saros produced 45 saves for the Predators (24-21-1), exactly who are two factors prior to the Chicago Blackhawks for 4th place in the division. Jaccob Slavin gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead with 1:42 remaining in the 1st period when this individual took a pass from Morgan Geekie on a 3-on-2 and scored with simple shot from the high slot. The target was Slavin’s second of the growing season.
His initial was an empty-net objective in a 5-3 earn against the Blackhawks on Feb. 19. Carolina outshot Nashville 24-7 in the first period. Josi tied it 1-1 in 11:36 of the next period. He intercepted a clearing attempt by Carolina defenseman Jake Bean and skated in to the slot before scoring with a turnaround shot over the glove of Nedeljkovic. After Hakanpaa gave Carolina the business lead, Andrei Svechnikov scored an empty-net goal with 1:51 remaining in the 3rd period. Predators ahead customized stickers decals Matt Duchene had two shots and 3 hits in 14:46 of ice period after missing 22 games with a lower-body injury.