Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 11/15/11
Photo Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images A scoreless game going into the final 5 minutes of the third period, a collective fire was lit on each respective bench for both teams as the floodgates opened for goals. Washington took the lead with 4:46 left in the game, only to give it up 28 seconds later and see the Predators score with 25 seconds left (including an empty netter 5 seconds later) to give Nashville a huge 3-1 win over the Eastern Conference powerhouse Washington Capitals HIGHLIGHTS Special Teams: Powerplay – 0 for 2, 0% Penalty Kill – 3 for 3, 100% Best Play of the Game: Colin Wilson takes a puck straight into the offensive zone with the clock ticking under 40 seconds to go in the final frame. Wilson finds Erat low behind the net, who then drags Vokoun out just enough to pass it back to Wilson who deposits it in the back of the net to give Nashville a 2-1 lead with 25 seconds to go. Worst Play of the Game: Mike Fisher comes off the bench and screens Pekka Rinn...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Jeremy Maclin in concussion protocol after leaving Week 3 game

WATCH: A.J. Bouye picks off Joe Flacco

Ben McAdoo reportedly will continue calling plays for Giants

Report: Bears RB Jordan Howard playing with sprained AC joint

WATCH: Marcedes Lewis catches first TD in a full calendar year

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Jaguars owner Shad Khan joins players in show of unity before game

Donald Trump suggests fans boycott NFL

Juice this: You’re not watching the NFL anymore

With Carmelo gone, the Knicks’ priorities are clear

Grading the deal: Thunder acquire Carmelo Anthony

Oakland A’s support catcher kneeling during national anthem

Sports & Politics Intersect: Mayor Garcetti rolls back the NFL red carpet

The 'Greatest Show temporarily not on turf' quiz

Separating MLS playoff contenders from pretenders

WNBA Finals preview: Lynx look for revenge against Sparks

The 'Chris Sale joins an elite club' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: The home runs just keep on coming

Building on the NFL's positive changes beyond 2017

NFL Week 3 predictions

The 'MLB is as powerful as ever' quiz

After a decade in the WNBA, MVP Sylvia Fowles is ready for the spotlight

College football 2017 Week 4 predictions

10 teams that can unseat the Warriors in 2018

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Sports & Politics Intersect: Mayor Garcetti rolls back the NFL red carpet

The 'Greatest Show temporarily not on turf' quiz

Separating MLS playoff contenders from pretenders

WNBA Finals preview: Lynx look for revenge against Sparks

Three Up, Three Down: The home runs just keep on coming

The 'Chris Sale joins an elite club' quiz

Building on the NFL's positive changes beyond 2017

NFL Week 3 predictions

After a decade in the WNBA, MVP Sylvia Fowles is ready for the spotlight

The 'MLB is as powerful as ever' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker