Predators vs Wild Final: 5-1 - Recap
|Predators vs Wild Final: 5-1 - Recap|
Nashville cruised to victory on Tuesday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Wild at Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville won as a -133 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Nashville got goals from Nick Spaling (2), David Legwand, Marcel Goc, and Joel Ward in the victory. Legwand opened the scoring at 7:03 of the first period.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 25-save effort for the Predators.
Mikko Koivu scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Jose Theodore stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-2, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Nashville outshot Minnesota 30-26 in the game.
Next game, Nashville takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Colorado.