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  • VANCOUVER - The frustration was stitched acro s Roberto Luongo's face like a scar.The Vancouver Canuck goaltender slowly took a sip from a water bottle, swirled the liquid around in his mouth, then swallowed hard."It's not what Chris Conte Jersey we wanted," Luongo said finally with a shake of his head. "I didn't think we played a bad game, but the mistakes that we made cost us."The price the Canucks paid was a 4-3 lo s to the Nashville Predators Saturday night. The win allowed the Predators to avoid elimination in the NHL Western Conference semifinal.The lo s means the Canucks will spend Mothers Day flying to Nashville for a Game 6 Monday. It's a trip the Canucks had hoped to avoid.Joel Ward scored Kevin Pamphile Jersey twice in the third period for the Predators, and a sisted on one of David Legwand's two goals. Nashville trails 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, but returns home believing the task in front of them Kwon Alexander Jersey is not impo sible."It was a good to win," said Ward, who has four goals in three games against Vancouver. "To come out here and put some pre sure on them a little bit, it's definitely a good feeling."Nashville coach Barry Trotz said his team refused to quit."We bent a few Robert McClain Jersey times but didn't break,'' said Trotz, who has taken the Predators to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in the team's 13-year history."When it was on the line our guys dug in and made it happen."