Prusek Earns His First Victory As A Blue Jacket
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Foote's Shorthanded Goal In Overtime Hands Nashville Its First Defeat
Prusek Earns His First Victory As A Blue Jacket

Wednesday, 10.26.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Foote\'s Shorthanded Goal In Overtime Hands Nashville Its First Defeat
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Heading into tonight’s game, Columbus was one of just two teams yet to play in overtime and was one of 12 teams yet to score a shorthanded goal. Meanwhile, Nashville was the only NHL team yet to lose a game.

Adam Foote scored the game-winning shorthanded goal in overtime to end the Predators’ eight-game win streak with a 3-2 victory over Nashville in front of 15,110 at Nationwide Arena on Wednesday night.

The Jackets got on the board at 5:28 of the second period when Trevor Letowski scored his third goal of the season off assists from Tyler Wright and Luke Richardson for a 1-0 Blue Jacket lead. The Predators tied it later in the second on a goal by Paul Kariya.

Mark Hartigan, playing in just his fourth game since being recalled from Syracuse, scored a power-play goal at 16:33 of the third off assists from Manny Malhotra, his team leading sixth, and Bryan Berard to put the Jackets up 2-1.

The Predators tied the score with 19 seconds remaining in the game on an Adam Hall power-play goal setting up overtime and Foote’s heroics.

Martin Prusek recorded 22 saves to earn his first victory as a Blue Jacket, as Columbus out shot the Predators, 34-24. The Jackets return to action on Friday, playing host to the Minnesota Wild at 7 p.m. at Nationwide Arena. is the official Web site of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Columbus Blue Jackets and are trademarks of The Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Club.  NHL and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and the NHL Shield and NHL Conference logos are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P.  Copyright © 2016 Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Club and the National Hockey League.  All Rights Reserved. View the Columbus Blue Jackets Privacy Policy AdChoices Terms of Service
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