Only nine teams took to the ice for Wednesday Night Hockey.
Nashville Predators v Chicago Blackhawks
Filip Forsberg scored his second goal of the night a minute into overtime to give the Preds a 4-3 road victory. Colton Sissons and Viktor Arvidsson also scored for Nashville and Ryan Johansen registered two assist for the Predators, who have won three in a row and are 5-0-1 in their past six games. Pekka Rinne made 28 saves.
Artem Anisimov scored for Chicago to level things at 3-3 with 2:21 remaining in the third period. Alex DeBrincat and Jonathan Toews scored for the hosts earlier in the game. Collin Delia made 33 saves in net for the Blackhawks, who have lost two in a row and are 1-2-2 in their past five games.
Predators v Blue Jackets – Thursday, January 10th (7pm)
Knights v Blackhawks – Saturday, January 12th (8:30pm)
Colorado Avalanche v Calgary Flames
Mark Girodano had three assists and David Rittich made 32 saves to help the Calgary Flames to a 5-3 win against the Avs at Scotia Bank Saddledome.
Elias Linholm scored his 21st of the season, Mikael Backlund, Mark Jankowski, Michael Frolik and Matthew Tkachuk also got on the scoresheet for the Flames, who have won three in a row and six of their last eight. Johnny Gaudreau registered two assists, taking his season tally to 40.
Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen and Erik Johnson scored for the visitors, who have one just once in the past nine games (1-6-2). Semyon Varlamov made 11 saves in net for the Colorado Avalanche.
Avalanche v Canadiens – Saturday, January 12th (7pm)
Panthers v Flames – Friday, January 11th (9pm)
Ottawa Senators v Anaheim Ducks
Colin White scored 1:34 into overtime to break the Senators eight-game losing streak, as they edged past the Anaheim Ducks 2-1. He was named third star of the game, behind Sens goalie Anders Nilsson (32 saves) and his counterpart John Gibson (28 saves).
Jakob Silfverberg opened the scoring for the Ducks 8:52 into the game, before Bobby Ryan equalized in the third period. Mark Stone took the puck down the ice in overtime, smoothly passed it to White, who calmly slotted it home for the win.
Senators v Kings – Thursday, January 10th (10:30pm)
Penguins v Ducks – Friday, January 11th (10pm)
ALL TIMES U.S. EASTERN
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