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Preds 4, Jets 3: Five things

The Nashville Predators got a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night to finish their Canadian road trip with a 2-1-1 record.

Here are five things from Tuesday night’s game…

- Nashville got the victory against the Jets, but played the overwhelming majority of the final period without their captain. Shea Weber left the game with an upper-body injury early in the third period and did not return.

- Mike Fisher got the game-winning goal for the Predators in the third period seconds after another goal scored by the Predators had been waved off due to goaltender interference.

- Roman Josi scored a goal on an absolutely gorgeous passing play by the Predators in the third period. It was a tic-tac-toe play from Shea Weber, Nick Spaling, David Legwand and Craig Smith. Josi received the final pass from Smith and was able to wrist it past Ondrej Pavelec.

- Colton Sissons made his NHL debut for the Predators and recorded an assist on a goal by Nick Spaling. Sissons finished the game with 10:49 of ice time.

- Seth Jones scored a beautiful goal, which was Nashville’s first goal of the game. He made a great inside-outside deke to create separation and went behind the Winnipeg net with speed, which allowed him to convert on a wrap-around attempt before Pavelec was able to seal off the far side post.

3 stars of the game…

1. Mike Fisher, NSH… Fisher scored the game-winning goal for the Predators and had a team high five shots on goal.

2. Mark Scheifele, WPG… Scheifele had a goal and an assist and won 64 percent of his faceoffs.

3. Craig Smith, NSH… Smith finished the game with two assists and played another strong game for the Predators.

Highlights…

 
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