Stanley Cup Conference Semifinals: Day 8

Alexander Edler scored his first goal of the series Thursday night. (John Russell/NHLI)

Alexander Edler scored his first goal of the series Thursday night. (John Russell/NHLI)

No. 1 Vancouver Canucks at No. 5 Nashville Predators
GAME 4: VAN 4 – NSH 2

NASHVILLE – Every game has seen the total amount of goals increase, and Thursday night’s game was no exception.

The two teams traded goals in the first period, the most scored in the first combined during the series. Christian Ehrhoff scored for the Canucks and Joel Ward scored for the Predators.

Alexander Edler gave the Canucks the lead just shy of the midpoint of regulation, but Nashville’s Cody Franson tied the game once again 3:27 into the third period.

Ryan Kesler scored on the power play to give the Canucks their third lead of the game and Henrik Sedin sealed the win with an empty-net goal.

NEXT GAME: Saturday at 8 p.m.

SERIES: 3-1 Vancouver

EAST:

1. Washington Capitals – 0
5. Tampa Bay Lightning – 4

2. Philadelphia Flyers – 0
3. Boston Bruins – 3

WEST:

1. Vancouver Canucks – 3
5. Nashville Predators – 1

2. San Jose Sharks – 3
3. Detroit Red Wings – 0

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Categories: Ice Hockey, NHL, Sports, Stanley Cup Playoffs

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