Shea Weber's shorthanded goal 9:02 into the third period was the difference as the Predators skated to a 3-2 win over the Blues in Nashville. Weber also scored in the first period, while Gabriel Bourque lit the lamp in the second. Pekka Rinne stopped 26 shots in Nashville's fifth win in seven games. Chris Butler and T.J. Oshie had the goals for St. Louis, which has dropped five-of-six. Brian Elliott made 44 saves in the setback.
Montreal Canadiens 2, Florida Panthers 1 (SO)
Edmonton Oilers 3, Los Angeles Kings 2 (SO)
Vancouver Canucks 3, San Jose Sharks 1
>>Blues Activate Elliott
(Nashville, TN) -- Goalie Brian Elliott is back with the Blues. He was activated off injured reserve and started last night's game in Nashville. Elliott had missed 14 games since suffering a sprained knee late last month against Ottawa. The Blues have placed forward Chris Porter on injured reserve.
>>Blackhawks Clash With Caps In Winter Classic Tomorrow
(Washington, DC) -- The Blackhawks will clash with the Capitals in the NHL's annual Winter Classic game tomorrow afternoon. The game will take place at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The 'Hawks previously hosted the Winter Classic at Wrigley Field in 2009.