Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime and Pekka Rinne made 37 saves – including a penalty shot in overtime – for his second shutout of the season (also Oct. 17 at Winnipeg) as the Predators picked up their third straight victory. Nashville has won five consecutive home games and nine of its past 12 contests overall (9-3-0).
* With the win, the Predators (15-5-2, 32 points) moved two points ahead of the Blues for sole possession of first place in the Central Division and within one point of the Ducks for top spot in the Western Conference.
* Rinne improved to 9-1-0 with a 1.80 goals-against average and a .936 save percentage in his past 10 games. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, Rinne has won nine of 10 appearances for the first time since he posted a career-long 11-game winning streak from Jan. 12 to Feb. 7, 2012. Overall, he leads all goaltenders with 15 wins and a .932 save percentage (tied) and ranks second in the League with a 1.86 save percentage.