NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville used a balanced scoring attack and an improved defensive effort to coast to a 4-2 Game 2 victory against Arizona and even their Best-of-Five series at 1-1.
Two 1st Period goals from Nick Bonino and Ryan Johansen set the tone in a game the Predators desperately needed to win to avoid being put on the brink of elimination.
Calle Jarnkrok found the net in the 2nd Period and Viktor Arvidsson got in on the action in the 3rd Period to set the final score.
The two Coyote goals came in the final minute of the game.
The win sets up a vital Game 3 Wednesday afternoon with the winner earning two opportunities to close out the series and advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.