Nashville vs New York Recap - Predators Win 3-1
New York was unable to break down Pekka Rinne on Monday, firing 37 shots but scoring only 1 time in a 3-1 loss against the Predators.
The Predators were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
David Legwand, Sergei Kostitsyn, and Matt Halischuk each scored for the Predators in the victory. Kostitsyn opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 2:17 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Ellis.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 36-save effort for the Predators.
John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Kevin Poulin stopped 29 of 32 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Nashville scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-32.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.