NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Corey Perry's shot deflected in off Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban's stick 10:25 into overtime, and the Ducks snapped the Predators' 10-game home playoff winning streak with a 3-2 victory Thursday night that evened the Western Conference finals at 2-2.
John Gibson made 32 saves for Anaheim, which was the last team to beat the Predators in Nashville in the playoffs last spring in Game 4 of their first-round series.
Rickard Rakell and Nick Ritchie staked the Ducks to a 2-0 lead. But Subban scored with 6:27 left, and Filip Forsberg tied it with 34.5 seconds remaining in regulation with his fourth goal in four games.
The Predators had matched the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings with their 10-game winning streak but missed matching Colorado's 11-0 playoff run in 1996-97.
Perry ended the second overtime in this series with a goal originally credited to Thompson.
Game 5 is Saturday night in Anaheim.
Top 20 named: The "Great One" thinks the 1986-87 Edmonton Oilers are the greatest team he played on, but there's no shortage of debate over whether that's the best team of all-time.
Four of Wayne Gretzky's 1980s Oilers dynasty teams are among the 20 "Greatest NHL teams" as voted by fans during the league's 100th anniversary. Also among the top 20 are three teams from the Montreal Canadiens' 1970s run and three from the New York Islanders' 1980s stretch when each dynasty captured four Stanley Cup titles in a row before passing the torch to Edmonton.
Six-time Cup-winning defenseman Kevin Lowe said he and Gretzky agreed the 1987 Oilers were the best of the bunch of teams that filled the rafters in Edmonton with blue, white and orange banners during one of the finest eras of hockey dominance, even though it took seven games to beat the Philadelphia Flyers in the final.
The 1983-84, '84-85, '86-87 and '87-88 Oilers, '75-76, '76-77 and '77-78 Canadiens, '79-89, '81-82 and '82-83 Islanders, '90-91, '91-92 and 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins, '97-98 and '01-02 Detroit Red Wings, '69-70 Boston Bruins, '88-89 Calgary Flames, '93-94 New York Rangers, '00-01 Colorado Avalanche and '09-10 Chicago Blackhawks were voted the top 20 teams of all-time.
U.S. ousted: The United States' ice hockey world championship campaign ended Thursday with a 2-0 quarterfinal defeat against Finland, after a record-equaling run of six straight victories for Jeff Blashill's young roster.
Mikko Rantanen and Joonas Kemppainen scored as Finland booked its place in Saturday's semifinals.
"It goes without saying we're bitterly disappointed," said Blashill, whose team looked to be improving with each game following its surprise 2-1 defeat to co-host Germany in the opener.
"We believed that this team had the ability to win the tournament. They are a great group who cared, were selfless and played some great hockey. Unfortunately, Finland was better than we were today and I congratulate them."