Chicago vs Nashville Recap - Predators Win 3-2
It came down to a shootout and Pekka Rinne foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Nashville over Chicago Saturday.
Nashville was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Marcel Goc, who beat Corey Crawford in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Nashville. Nashville got goals from Jerred Smithson and Shea Weber in the victory. Smithson opened the scoring at 9:46 of the third period.
Pekka Rinne stopped 31 of 33 Chicago shots in the victory.
Tomas Kopecky and Viktor Stalberg scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Corey Crawford stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-2, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Nashville 33-26 in the game.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.