Tanner Jeannot scored early within the third interval and Juuse Saros made 32 saves to steer the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night time.
Cody Glass had the opposite purpose for Nashville, winners of 4 of 5.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 39 saves for Winnipeg, which concluded a season-long five-game street journey 2-3-0.
At 5:38 of the third, Jeannot picked up the rebound of a Tommy Novak shot and beat Hellebuyck with a wraparound.
The purpose not solely broke a 1-1 tie, it snapped a 38-game goalless stretch for Jeannot, who scored 24 objectives final season.
Dubois scored the sport’s first purpose 48 seconds into the opening interval off of a slick backdoor feed from Cole Perfetti. The purpose was the quickest from the beginning of the sport for the Jets this season.
Glass tied it at 13:49 of the second, deflecting a Roman Josi shot from the blue line.
Tuesday was Nashville defenceman Alexandre Carrier’s 141st NHL sport, nevertheless it took him till then to report his first combating main. Just over a minute into the primary, Carrier took exception to a success Jets defenceman Logan Stanley placed on Glass alongside the left boards.
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At 5-foot-11 and 174 lbs., Carrier is far smaller than the 6-foot-7, 228 lb. Stanley.
After serving his penalty, Carrier performed 5 extra shifts within the first interval, however he didn’t return to the bench for the beginning of the second interval or play within the the rest of the sport. The Predators didn’t present an replace on his situation in the course of the sport.
Despite Tuesday’s loss, the Jets nonetheless sport a powerful 12-4-0 report towards fellow Central Division opponents. Winnipeg and Nashville have cut up the 2 video games they’ve performed towards one another to this point this season, with every profitable on dwelling ice. The two groups will play twice extra this season, as soon as in every metropolis.
On Thursday, the Predators host the New Jersey Devils because the Jets welcome the visiting the Buffalo Sabres.
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