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Fisher's goal helps Preds edge Jets
Winnipeg, MB (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Fisher's tie-breaking goal 42 seconds into the third period wound up as the difference as the Nashville Predators came through with a 4-3 decision over the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre.
Seth Jones, Nick Spaling and Roman Josi also tallied for the Predators, who squandered a 3-1 lead late in the second period before bouncing back to hand the resurgent Jets only their second loss in eight games since Paul Maurice took over as head coach on Jan. 12.
Carter Hutton made Fisher's score hold up by recording 11 of his 24 saves in the final period.
Mark Scheifele had a goal and an assist to pace the Jets, with Chris Thorburn and Blake Wheeler also lighting the lamp in defeat. Ondrej Pavelec finished with 21 saves in the loss.
01/28 22:40:50 ET