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Forsberg leads Predators to victory

Posted: April 24, 2015

Filip Forsberg’s first NHL hat trick helped the Nashville Predators stave off elimination with a 5-2 win Thursday in Game 5 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

 Chicago, which will host Game 6 on Saturday, has a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 Stanley Cup Playoff series.

 Predators’ goaltender Pekka Rinne made 28 saves, and Nashville scored three goals in a 2:27 span in the third period.

 It was the first time Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling allowed more than two goals in the series.


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Blackhawks win in triple overtime

Posted: April 22, 2015

It spanned two days, had 101:00 of playing time, 100 combined shots on goal, took 4 hours, 31 minutes to complete and finished with a familiar sight inside United Center early Wednesday.

Once again, it was defenseman Brent Seabrook who scored a game-winning goal in overtime for the Chicago Blackhawks, who beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on his one-timer from the blue line 1:00 into triple overtime of Game 4 in the Western Conference First Round.



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Fisher unlikely to return for Game 4

Posted: April 21, 2015

Predators forward Mike Fisher participated in the team's Game 4 morning skate, but he likely won't return from a lower-body injury Tuesday.

"Mike will return at some point," Predators coach Peter Laviolette said, "but right now he's still listed as day-to-day."

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Preds lose, give advantage to Chicago again

Posted: April 20, 2015

Early analysis of the first-round series between the Predators and Blackhawks, two stylistically aggressive teams, predicted a blistering pace. Through two games, they alternately imposed themselves, leading to a stalemated series as it migrated to Chicago.

Nashville and Chicago wrestled for dominance again Sunday in Game 3, with the Blackhawks seizing control in a 4-2 victory.

"It was an even game," Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne said. "It was back-and-forth. They have some dangerous players and they made a difference tonight."


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