After dropping their first three games of the season, the
Predators won for the fifth time in six tries with a 4-3 victory
over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday. Scott Hartnell scored
two goals, including the decisive tally in the third period, and
defenseman Marek Zidlicky added three assists.
Tomas Voukoun made 24 saves for Nashville, which outshot San
Jose, 13-5, in the second period.
Meanwhile, the Flames snapped a three-game losing streak by
posting a 6-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday.
Jarome Iginla netted his third goal of the season and Daymond
Langkow added two assists for Calgary, which went 3-for-10 on
the power play.
Netminder Miikka Kiprusoff had 26 saves for the Flames, who
dominated the faceoff battle, 47-19.
The Predators captured all four meetings with the Flames last