GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP)
The 35-year-old forward also tied
''With this move, I think if you do it right, you can freeze the goalie where he has to respect the shot and then it's effective,'' Vrbata said.
Duclair had a goal in regulation as well, his first of the season, and rookie
Domingue stopped shootout attempts by
''It's never going to be the prettiest game, but we're going to find ways,'' Domingue said.
The Predators lost four of five games on a West Coast road trip that ended in Arizona, though they earned two overtime points.
Duclair tied it 2-all at 5:48 of the third period. He scored 20 goals in a breakout 2015-2016 season, but took 10 games to get his first of 2016-17.
''It was bound to happen,'' Duclair said. ''It's been a bit of a challenge but at the same time I've been embracing it.''
The game went to overtime and Domingue was busy, stopping six shots while the Coyotes did not manage one.
The last 2 minutes of overtime saw the Predators on their seventh power play, and the action was halted momentarily while Domingue was examined by a trainer.
''I was cramping a lot in the hip section,'' he said.
Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said he hadn't decided if Domingue will play Friday night at Anaheim.
Nashville finished 1 for 7 on the power play.
Dvorak, recalled from the club's AHL affiliate in Tucson three days after being sent down, scored his first NHL goal at 9:17 of the first period. He took a pass from
The goal gave Arizona a 1-0 lead. Dvorak became the third Coyotes player to score his first career goal this season.
The Predators got on the board with Irwin's wrister from left of the net, which zipped through traffic and was close to being deflected. Irwin's goal, at 17:55 of the first, was his second in two games.
The Predators outshot the Coyotes 18-6 in the first period but went 0 for 3 on power plays in the first 20 minutes.
''We let a game get away,'' coach Peter Laviolette said. ''They picked up their game in the second and third and we didn't respond to it.''
The Predators failed to convert on their first four power plays of the game, but the fifth one produced Smith's team-leading fifth goal of the season. Smith fired in a shot off a pass from
Irwin took a hard hit from the Coyotes'
Arizona went 0 for 3 with the man advantage and has gone four games and 12 power plays without converting.
Predators: Host Carolina on Saturday night, the start of a four-game homestand.
Coyotes: At Anaheim on Friday night.