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Shea Weber scores his 2nd goal of game 89 seconds into OT as Preds rally, beat New Jersey 3-2

Friday, 01.31.2014 / 10:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Shea Weber scores his 2nd goal of game 89 seconds into OT as Preds rally, beat New Jersey 3-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Shea Weber scored two goals, including at 1:29 of overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied late in beating the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.

David Legwand scored with 10.8 seconds remaining in regulation with goalie Carter Hutton on the bench to force the extra period. Hutton, who struggled giving up the two goals to New Jersey, stopped Michael Ryder on a breakaway 80 seconds into overtime to keep the game tied.

Then Colin Wilson took the puck back the other way and drove toward the net before dropping the puck off to Weber, who beat Cory Schneider with a wrister from the left circle.

Patrik Elias scored a goal and had an assist, and Jaromir Jagr had a goal for the Devils. Travis Zajac had two assists.

Out of the 16 games played between these teams, this was the 13th decided by a goal.

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