Posted by GameSetMatch on November 11th, 2009
Scott Nichol took care of the small details that led to a big victory for the San Jose Sharks.
Dan Boyle scored with a minute left in the third period to lift the Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
“We deserved a point and all we need is a save from the goalie and we didn’t get it,” Predators goaltender Dan Ellis said. “We’re playing the best team in the league and we played pretty well for the most part.”
Nichol, the third line center and former Predators player, sparked a third-period rally by hustling down the ice to save an icing call. He intercepted Ellis’ outlet pass, stayed on the ice despite having the wind knocked out of him, and drew the only Nashville penalty of the night.
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