NHL Central Division: Calgary Flames (10-4-4) at Nashville Predators (12-4), 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, Bridgestone Arena.
In Nashville: The Predators have lost five straight games and seven of nine overall.
Nashville scored the only goal in regulation on a power play with 11:03 remaining.
The Predators had an empty-netter with 3:05 remaining to make it 2-0.
Ryan Ellis scored a power-play goal at 11:07 of the second period.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 29 of 34 shots in the first period.
Ryan Johansen made 28 saves.
Nashville has won six of seven against the Flames, including a 4-3 overtime win on Feb. 12.