Roman Josi gets 3 assists as Nashville Predators beat Chicago Blackhawks 3-2
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 15, 2014
CHICAGO - Roman Josi had three assists, Ryan Ellis scored in the third period, and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night for their third consecutive win. Josi had three assists, and Ryan Ellis scored in the third period to lead the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night. He jumped out of the box, got a long pass from Josi and beat Crawford on a breakaway to make it 3-1 just 45 seconds into the period. Weber also leads the team with 43 points, and Josi jumped into a tie with Patric Hornqvist for second on the team with 21 assists. Ellis' fourth goal of the season came right after the Predators killed a holding penalty on the defenceman that carried over into the third. Nashville used a big slap shot by Weber to open a 2-0 lead with 69 seconds left in the first. "We're putting ourself in tough situations by not starting well and getting away from our team game," Toews said.