Canucks take series lead with overtime win

Posted on May 3, 2011

Canucks take series lead with overtime win

Nashville Predators forward Jerred Smithson broke his stick over the crossbar while fans pelted the ice with bottles, plastic cups and yellow T-shirts.

It was not the scene the Predators hoped for or wanted in the first second-round playoff home game in franchise history.

Ryan Kesler’s overtime goal gave the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over Nashville in front of a raucous sellout crowd of 17,113 at Bridgestone Arena. The Canucks have a 2-1 series lead.

 

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