NHL: Prospal scores overtime winner against Nashville

08-02-2008

In National Hockey League action on Thursday Václav Prospal scored the overtime winner, lifting Tampa Bay 2:1 over the Nashville Predators. He scored in the first minute of overtime; the goal is Prospal’s 23rd this season. The České Budějovice native was also named the game‘s first star.

In other action, the Montreal Canadiens’ Tomáš Plekanec notched up a goal and an assist in a 4:2 loss to Toronto. Plekanec is one point ahead of Prospal as the most productive Czech player in the NHL. Robert Lang and Martin Havlát helped the Chicago Black Hawks defeat the Calgary Flames 3:1. Lang scored twice in the game, while Havlát racked up one assist.