Neal’s OT winner leads Predators over Lightning 3-2

Preds beat Tampa Lightning

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – James Neal scored at 4:27 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.

Seth Jones and Taylor Beck also scored for Nashville, which has three straight and five of its past six.

Brett Connolly and Nikita Kucherov had the goals for Tampa Bay, which has lost two of three.

With time winding down in overtime, Neal beat Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy between the pads with a wrist shot from the left circle.

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