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4/7/16 Coyotes vs. Predators

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Predators rally late to defeat Coyotes

Nashville clinches first wild card spot in West after Josi scores 20 seconds into overtime

by Robby Stanley / NHL.com Correspondent

Josi's game-winning goal in OT

ARI@NSH: Josi powers to the net for overtime winner

4/7/16: Roman Josi powers his way to the net, skates across the crease and stuffs the game-winning goal into the twine 20 seconds into overtime

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NASHVILLE -- Roman Josi's goal 20 seconds into overtime gave the Nashville Predators a 3-2 come-from-behind win against the Arizona Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

The Predators (41-26-14) improved to 2-12 in overtime, and clinched the first wild card spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference and will play the winner of the Pacific Division in the first round.

Josi took the puck from James Neal, got around Coyotes forward Max Domi and extended the puck past goaltender Mike Smith for his 14th goal.

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Predators eye strong finish at Bridgestone Arena

Look for success against Coyotes in final regular-season home game

by Robby Stanley / NHL.com Correspondent

COYOTES (35-38-7) at PREDATORS (40-26-14)

TV: 8 p.m. ET; FS-A, FS-TN, NHL.TV

NASHVILLE - The Nashville Predators will play their final regular-season home game against the Arizona Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

The Predators have clinched the first wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference and will play the Pacific Division champion (either the Anaheim Ducks or Los Angeles Kings) in the Western Conference First Round.

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