Canucks win in OT, Predators end skid
The Vancouver Canucks prevailed in overtime in the NHL on Friday, while the Nashville Predators returned to winning ways.
Henrik Sedin settled the contest with less than a minute remaining in OT as the Canucks outlasted the Anaheim Ducks 3-2.
The Predators snapped a three-game skid after shutting out the St Louis Blues 4-0.
There were also wins for the Carolina Hurricanes and the San Jose Sharks.
SEDIN LIFTS CANUCKS
With 58.1 seconds remaining, Sedin made himself a hero in Vancouver.
Sedin scored on a two-on-one situation, firing a snap shot past John Gibson as the Canucks rallied to beat the Ducks, who led 2-1 heading into the third period.
PREDATORS RETURN TO FORM
After a winless run, the Predators bounced back and in style, too.
Yannick Weber, Filip Forsberg and Viktor Arvidsson scored in a dominant second period to see to give St Louis the Blues.
HURRICANES, SHARKS POST WINS
The Hurricanes extended their home point streak to 11 games thanks to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, while the Sharks blanked the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0.
WILD AND BLUE JACKETS PUT STREAKS ON THE LINE
Saturday's showdown promises to be a classic as the Minnesota Wild and the Columbus Blue Jackets face-off. The Wild are in the midst of a 12-game winning run, while the Blue Jackets have won 14 in a row.