Carolina Hurricanes Jeff Skinner (53) trails Nashville Predators Jordin Tootoo (22) during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Sara D. Davis)
RALEIGH, N.C. - Jordin Tootoo and David Legwand scored 4 1/2 minutes apart in the second period to lead the Nashville Predators past the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1 on Friday night in a pre-season game.
Patrick O'Sullivan scored on the power play for the Hurricanes, who fell to 1-2 overall and 0-2 at home this pre-season.
Anders Lindback made 15 saves for Nashville (1-1) after coming on midway through the second to relieve Mark Dekanich, who finished with six stops. Justin Pogge stopped 25 shots for the Hurricanes.
Tootoo scored the go-ahead goal with 7:54 left in the second, beating Pogge with a blast in transition.