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Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-4 win over Avalanche

Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-4 win over Avalanche

After the first fish carcass of the postseason was chucked onto the ice during the first game of Nashville's opening-round series against Colorado - bearing a festive party hat and bow-tie, no less - another was heaved from the stands during the Predators 5-4 victory in Game 2.

Goal number 15, an unassisted effort at 12:10 of the third period Thursday evening which saw Forsberg totally undress former Predator Samuel Girard by dangling the puck between his legs before flicking a wrister by Jonathan Bernier, was trending late Thursday night and Friday morning on social media.

The Colorado Avalanche are glad to be leaving Bridgestone Arena behind them after a 5-4 defeat on Saturday has the team in an 0-2 hole.

Preds forward capitalized on an errant Avs line change to make it 4-2 early in the third period.

Mitch Marner, Tyler Bozak and James Van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, who never got closer than three goals down after that.

"For certain, it was too many", Avs coach Jared Bednar said of his team's seven penalties. Will Nashville be able to keep their fans tossing catfish on the ice?




Then on an unusual play, Ryan Hartman snuck behind the Colorado defense, while the Avs net was empty, and stole the puck from a lazy defense and slipped it into the net for the 5-3 advantage.

The series now moves to Colorado for game 3 on Monday night.

The Presidents Trophy winners started slowly, giving up a goal on Colorados first shot for a second straight game. "I take a trip in the neutral zone and at the start of the second period, they score to capitalize on it". They had five goals scored by five different players. They kind of took over for that period of time. From there, Colorado's Mark Baberio (interference), Matt Nieto (roughing) and Sven Andrighetto (elbowing) also spent time in the box.

Hartman's goal gave the Predators a 5-3 lead until Alexander Kerfoot pulled Colorado within 5-4 with 35.8 seconds left. After the Predators added their second goal to go up 2-1 they showed their dominance and took over. Leading scorer, top 5 scorer in the National Hockey League and Hart Trophy nominee, Nathan MacKinnon netted a backhand a little over 30 seconds after the Johansen's goal to pull within one to end the second. "That's with every team in the playoffs, but they play desperate, they play fast, they've got a lot of young skill over there".

Can the Avalanche bounce back after a subpar performance in Game 1?


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