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NASHVILLE, Tenn. Stephen Strasburg Jersey . -- Even for a veteran like Ron Hainsey, there is always an opportunity for a career first.Jaccob Slavin scored the only goal of the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.Jeff Skinner and Hainsey scored in regulation for Carolina, which ended a two-game losing streak. Cam Ward finished with 25 saves through overtime and denied all three Nashville attempts in the shootout.Hainsey, playing his 845th NHL game, tied the score at 8:22 of the third with his first career short-handed goal.Youve got to step up and make a big play in close games, and thats what happened on the penalty kill, Carolina coach Bill Peters said. Thats a huge play right there. Now you know youve got a point out of it, and you go to overtime looking for the other point.On the play, Hainsey took a pass in the slot from Elias Lindholm and drove to the net and slipped the puck between goalie Pekka Rinnes pads.We were going to have to get one, Hainsey said. If you keep scoring one goal, no matter how you do it, youre going to have to get them on the power play, youre going to have to score two or three to win consistently. We did that early and we found a way to get points.James Neal and Matt Irwin had the goals for the Predators, losers of two consecutive games -- both in shootouts. Rinne stopped 23 shots.Nashville is in last place in the tough Central Division.Its concerning where were at, Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. Its concerning with the inconsistency. Its not good enough. Thats the bottom line.Irwin put Nashville ahead 2-1 with 2:55 left in the second as his shot from the left point through traffic beat Ward on the stick side. It gave Irwin, who began this season with Milwaukee of the AHL and was recalled Oct. 24, a goal in three straight games -- matching a career high.Neal scored the games first goal at 9:44 of the opening period. From inside the Nashville zone, Colin Wilson made a stretch pass to Neal just outside the Carolina blue line. With Hurricanes defenseman Ryan Murphy trailing, Neal cut to the right side and beat Ward for his second of the season.Skinner tied it 1-1 with 6:35 left in the second with a wrist shot from the top of the left faceoff circle that beat Rinne on the stick side.First period they came with a good push and Ward kept us in there, made some big saves, Skinner said. Second period, we were able to roll around there. It was going either way and Ward again made some big saves. He was big in the shootout and OT.It was the second consecutive game that Nashville carried a 2-1 lead into the third period only to lose the game in a shootout. The Predators had the same result Thursday night in Arizona, which was the final game of Nashvilles recent five-game road swing.Game notes Hurricanes RW Lee Stempniak played in his 800th career NHL game. ... Nashville C Mike Fisher missed his second consecutive game with an upper-body injury. ... Rinne is 6-1-1 in his career against Carolina.UP NEXTHurricanes: Host New Jersey on Sunday.Predators: Host Ottawa on Tuesday night. Adam Eaton Jersey . -- On the field, it was business as usual for Jameis Winston and No. Cheap Washington Nationals Jerseys . But by the time the game started, the Toronto Raptors forward felt even worse. And, for three quarters, it showed as

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