NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rocco Grimaldi scored in the eighth round of the shootout, and the Nashville Predators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 trying to push their way into the playoff picture.
Colton Sissons, Ryan Johansen, and Mikael Granlund each scored, and Filip Forsberg had two assists for Nashville.
The Predators are a point behind Winnipeg for the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference, with two games in hand on Winnipeg.
Pierre-Luc Dubois and Forsberg each scored to open the shootout.
Gustav Nyquist scored in the fourth round for Columbus with Ryan keeping the shootout going until Grimaldi ended it.