Calgary vs Nashville Wrap - Nashville Wins 5-3
|Calgary vs Nashville Wrap - Nashville Wins 5-3|
The Predators got a 3-goal performance from Sergei Kostitsyn as Nashville handed Calgary a 5-3 defeat on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena.
Bettors who backed the Predators were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Sergei Kostitsyn (3), Kevin Klein, and Matt Halischuk each scored for the Predators in the victory. Klein opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 12:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nick Spaling and Jordin Tootoo.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 17-save effort for the Predators.
Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrison, and Rene Bourque scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-3, while the Flames were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 27-20.
Nashville heads into a battle against the Stars. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.