10/9/14: Nashville Predators 3 Ottawa Senators 2

1st Senators Goal (Turris), Even

  • Ottawa Contributions
    K. Turris – wins a faceoff in the defensive zone back to Borowiecki (cont.), enters the offensive zone with the puck and a 2-on-1 with Ryan on his right, carries the puck to the high slot, and rips a wrist shot past Rinne’s blocker
    M. Borowiecki – takes the puck behind the net and then passes it up to MacArthur along the left side boards at center ice
    C. MacArthur – makes a one-touch pass to the middle of the ice where Turris is streaking through the neutral zone
    B. Ryan – joins Turris on the rush to create a 2-on-1, forcing Josi to watch the pass instead of step up on Turris
  • Nashville Faults
    S. Weber – steps up on MacArthur in the neutral zone, which allows a 2-on-1 to form against Josi

1st Predators Goal (Smith), Powerplay

  • Nashville Contributions
    S. Jones – starts with the puck at his own blue line and passes it up to Forsberg on the right side in the neutral zone
    F. Forsberg – takes the puck into the offensive zone and moves it to the top of the right faceoff circle for Roy (cont.), gets the puck from Roy and feeds it across the crease to Smith on the back post
    D. Roy – can’t get a shot off but has the puck bounce back to Forsberg at the right faceoff dot
    C. Smith – taps Forsberg’s pass into the net before Anderson can get across
  • Ottawa Faults
    J. Cowen – in the penalty box for interference
    B. Ryan – doesn’t cover the passing lane between Forsberg and Smith in time


2nd Predators Goal (Weber), Even

  • Nashville Contributions
    S. Weber – gets a rebound out at the top of the left faceoff circle in the offensive zone, skates it along the boards around the perimeter, behind the net, and pulls the puck to the other side for a wraparound shot that goes off of Cowen’s stick and in the net
  • Ottawa Faults
    J. Cowen – can’t cover Weber’s wraparound attempt quickly enough, which leads to the puck glancing off of his stick and in

3rd Predators Goal (Nystrom), Even

  • Nashville Contributions
    F. Forsberg – pokes the loose puck in the Senators zone to Gaustad above the right circle
    P. Gaustad – skates towards Anderson on a 2-on-0 with Nystrom to his left, then passes the puck to Nystrom
    E. Nystrom – shoots the puck past Anderson before he can slide to the right
  • Ottawa Faults
    K. Turris – misses a pass in the defensive zone that ends up as a turnover and gives the Predators a 2-on-0 break

2nd Senators Goal (Chiasson), Powerplay

  • Ottawa Contributions
    M. Zibanejad – wins an offensive zone faceoff and moves the puck to the right point for Ceci
    C. Ceci – moves the puck to the left point for Phillips (cont.), gets the puck back from Phillips and takes a wrist shot towards the net
    C. Phillips – takes the puck to the left faceoff circle and passes it back to Ceci, who is now at the left point
    A. Chiasson – tips Ceci’s shot as it’s coming through the slot and puts it through Rinne
  • Nashville Faults
    E. Nystrom – in the penalty box for boarding

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