Anaheim had nothing going through the first 19 minutes of game 2 and they needed a spark in a big way. A goal by Sami Vatanen on the power play gave them the energy they needed and won 5 to 3, over the Nashville Predators.
Ryan Johansen and James Neal scored for the Predators in the first-period. Jakob Silfverberg tied the game at 2 for the Ducks in the second-period. Filip Forsberg gave the Predators the lead off a Viktor Arvidsson wrap-a-round miss.
Ondrej Kase tied the game at 3 with 9:19 remaining in the second-period. Nick Ritchie scored the game-winning goal with 2:53 remaining in the second for the Ducks. Antoine Vermette scored an empty-net goal with :44 seconds remaining in the game.
Pekka Rinne made 22 saves for the Predators. This is the first time in the playoffs Rinne has given up four goals in one game. John Gibson made 30 saves for the Ducks.
The series is tied at 1 and game 3 is on Tuesday Night in Nashville.