Flyers down Predators

Posted on February 21, 2015

For two periods Saturday it was hard to tell which team sat atop the NHL standings and which was fighting for its Stanley Cup Playoff life. 

The Philadelphia Flyers, battling for a postseason spot, used a strong defensive effort to lead after two periods, then held on to defeat the Presidents' Trophy-leading Nashville Predators 3-2 in a shootout at Wells Fargo Center. 

Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds scored in the tiebreaker, and goalie Rob Zepp finished with a flourish, making a glove save on Craig Smith and celebrating the win with a fist pump. 

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