The Blackhawks made a strong statement Sunday in becoming the first team this season to clinch postseason berth, as they used a third-period rally to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3.
A person with knowledge of the decision says the Philadelphia Flyers have signed Nashville star defenseman Shea Weber to a 14-year offer sheet worth more than $100 million.
The NHL has fined Nashville defenseman Shea Weber $2,500 for slamming Detroit forward Henrik Zetterberg’s head against the glass at the end of Game 1.
In the final minutes of last night’s Predators-Red Wings game, Nashville’s Shea Weber slammed Detroit’s Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass.
The Chicago Blackhawks fell to the Predators Saturday, but didn’t let that happen again Sunday. Chicago scored four times in the third period to shut Nashville down.
The Predators held off the Blackhawks until the end of the first period, when Tomas Kopecky scored. The Blackhawks scored once more early in the second period and the Preds were scoreless. Nashville tied it up in the third and took the victory in a shootout.
Saturday was a disappointing rematch from the playoffs as the Predators hunted down the Blackhawks in a shootout. The Blackhawks were ahead 3-2 going into the third period, but Nashville scored to bring the game into a scoreless overtime.