Vancouver Canucks lost against Nashville Predators
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Predators beat Canucks in penalty shootout

The game between the home-team Vancouver Canucks and the visiting Nashville Predators was a hard fought and hotly contested matchup. It took penalties to separate the teams, and in the end it was the road side who managed to keep their cool as they won 4-3.

Nashville's Matt Duchene scored the game-winning goal.

Nashville has extended their lead in their division to 11 points, while Arizona sits two points back.

The hosting Canucks opened strong, with Ilya Mikheyev scoring in the first minute, a goal assisted by Quinn Hughes.

The Canucks increased the lead to 2-0 early into the first period when J.T. Miller opened the scoring, assisted by Nils Höglander and Bo Horvat.

The Canucks increased the lead to 3-0 late in the first when Andrei Kuzmenko scored.

The Predators narrowed the gap to 3-1 early in the second period when Jordan Gross beat the goalie, assisted by Nino Niederreiter and Mattias Ekholm.

The Predators narrowed the gap again with a goal from Jordan Gross, assisted by Zach Sanford and Mark Jankowski at 1:09 into the third period.

The Predators tied the score 3-3 early into the third period when Nino Niederreiter scored, assisted by Mattias Ekholm and Dante Fabbro.

The Predators won the game 4-3 in the shootout. Matt Duchene provided the decisive penalty shot.

Vancouver is now 3–6–3, while Nashville improves to 5–6–1.

Vancouver are in seventh place after the game, while Nashville is in sixth.

Coming up:

Both teams play on Tuesday, with the Canucks hosting the Senators at 7 p.m. at Canadian Tire Centre, and the Predators playing the Kraken at 10 p.m. at Climate Pledge Arena.

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