Highlights of Thursday's NHL game

Highlights of Thursday's NHL game
By Reuters

19/05/2017 at 05:00Updated 19/05/2017 at 05:03

May 18 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Hockey League playoff game:

Ducks 3, Predators 2 (overtime)

Anaheim Ducks winger Corey Perry's shot from the right-wing boards at 10:33 of the extra period was inadvertently deflected in by Predators defenseman P.K. Subban giving Anaheim a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena and evening the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.

Game 5 is Saturday in Anaheim, the Ducks having lifted home-ice advantage despite coughing up a 2-0 lead in the final 6 1/2 minutes of regulation in front of a Predators-record home crowd of 17,423. The loss snapped a 10-game home winning streak in the playoffs for Nashville.

John Gibson made 32 saves in goal for Anaheim, while Pekka Rinne stopped 34 of 37 shots for Nashville.

The Ducks killed off 91 seconds of 5-on-3 time in the last five minutes, but the Predators kept pressing and forced overtime at 19:25.

ilip Forsberg, stationed at the left post, poked home his own rebound to cap the team's second comeback from a two-goal deficit in the third period this postseason.

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