Predators 4, Blue Jackets 3, SO
Steve Sullivan scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the
shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 victory over the
Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.
The Predators have defeated Columbus 13 consecutive times at
home. The Blue Jackets haven’t won in Nashville since April 3,
Sullivan beat goalie Mathieu Garon with a wrist shot under the
goalie’s pad for the winner. Garon had won an NHL-record 13
Dave Scatchard, who had missed five games because of an upper
body injury, gave the Predators a 1-0 at 11:03 of the first period.
Martin Erat and Jason Arnott scored in the second period for
Blue Jackets defenseman Kris Russell and Raffi Torres also
scored in the second, and Rick Nash tied it in the third for