Late goal lifts Islanders past Predators

Posted on March 5, 2015

Brock Nelson scored the go-ahead goal with 6:08 remaining in regulation to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 win against the Nashville Predators on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena.

Nelson scored on the rebound of a shot from the left circle by Michael Grabner. Goalie Pekka Rinne made the save on Grabner's shot, but the puck kicked into the slot, hopped over the stick of Nashville defenseman Seth Jones and came to Nelson, who beat Rinne for his 18th goal of the season.

 

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