Bryan Allen(notes) scored for Carolina (1-4-1), breaking a scoreless tie at 3:38 of the third period. He took a wrist shot from above the left circle that beat Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne(notes) to his glove side.
The Predators (7-1) tied the game at 1-1 at the 7:41 mark when Patric Hornqvist(notes) connected on the power play. He deposited a rebound from close range in front of the crease to beat Carolina goaltender Brian Boucher(notes).
It was the fourth straight game that the Predators have scored on the power play.
The Predators played the final 1:33 of regulation on the power play but failed to score.