Predators Bounce Back to Tie Series in Winnipeg, Beat Jets 4 to 0


The Nashville Predators bounced back on Monday night to tie their Western Conference Stanley Cup semi-final series with Winnipeg 3 games apiece, defeating the Jets on their home ice 4 to 0.

The series returns to Nashville for a seventh and deciding final game on Thursday.

Victor Arvidsson put the Predators ahead for good at the 1:02 mark of the first period, with assist from Roman Josi and Ryan Johansen.

In the second period, Filip Forsberg put the Predators up 2-0 with a goal at the 8:15 mark, with assists from Ryan Johnsen and Craig Smith.

Forsberg scored his second goal of the game at the 5:55 mark in the third period, to put the Predators up 3 to 0. Arvidsson and Josi assisted.

Later in the final period, at the 15:58 mark, Arvidsson got his second goal of the game, an empty netter, to make the score Predators 4, Jets 0.

Predators goalie Pekka Rinne returned to form after a subpar Game 5, stopping all 34 shots on goal by the Jets.


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