Filip Forsberg racks up 3 points, Predators rout Ducks 6-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Filip Forsberg had a target and two helps in his 600th career recreation, and Colton Sissons added a aim and an support in the Nashville Predators’ 6-1 victory in excess of the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Filip Forsberg had a aim and two helps in his 600th vocation video game, and Colton Sissons included a objective and an help in the Nashville Predators’ 6-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.

Yakov Trenin, Thomas Novak, Roman Josi and Nino Niederreiter also scored in the Predators’ 3rd get in 11 online games. Juuse Saros manufactured 26 will save as Nashville opened a quick two-activity West Coastline highway excursion by snapping a two-sport skid.

Sam Carrick scored and John Gibson stopped 37 pictures in a different dismal work by the Ducks, who have dropped four of five.

Anaheim dropped to 1-2-1 on its franchise-document, 10-sport homestand, and the beleaguered club completed the 2022 calendar year with a dismal record of 24-51-11.

Sissons set the Predators in advance in the first time period when he was left unmarked in the ideal circle and whistled a wrist shot earlier Gibson for his fifth goal in 17 profession frequent-year online games in opposition to Anaheim.

Sissons has been an not likely offensive menace versus the Ducks for most of his career. The depth-line grinder with just a single 10-target period in his 10 years in Nashville had the best video game of his NHL lifestyle versus the Ducks, publishing a hat trick in the Preds’ clinching Sport 6 victory in the 2017 Western Conference finals.

Carrick received credit for night it early in the 2nd time period when Urho Vaakanainen’s shot into traffic ricocheted sharply off Carrick’s hip, ensuing in only his second aim of the year.

But Nashville reclaimed the lead when Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler’s giveaway established up a swift shot by Trenin for a intention in his second straight recreation. Forsberg then capitalized on one more defensive misplay to swat house his 11th target from the doorstep 4 1/2 minutes afterwards.

Novak obtained his next intention of the period — the third of his NHL occupation — early in the third time period.

Josi scored on a long shot throughout a electrical power enjoy, and Niederreiter tacked on his 12th intention with 13 seconds to enjoy.

UP Next

Predators: At Vegas on Saturday.

Ducks: Host Philadelphia on Monday.


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