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Shea Weber scores 44 seconds into OT to lift Predators over slumping Red Wings 4-3

Tuesday, 02.19.2013 / 10:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Shea Weber scores 44 seconds into OT to lift Predators over slumping Red Wings 4-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Shea Weber scored 44 seconds into overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 victory against the slumping Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Craig Smith, Gabriel Bourque and Roman Josi also scored for Nashville, which had lost its last two games. The Red Wings have dropped four straight.

Daniel Cleary, Jordin Tootoo and Pavel Datsyuk had the Detroit goals.

Coming down the right side, Weber collected the rebound of Colin Wilson's shot and beat a diving Jonas Gustavsson, who replaced injured goalie Jimmy Howard midway through the first period.

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