Wild Down Nashville 2-1 - Match Report

Wild Down Nashville 2-1 - Match Report

The Wild beat Nashville 2-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Niklas Backstrom's 25 saves.

The Wild were a -126 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Minnesota got goals from Devin Setoguchi and Cal Clutterbuck in the victory. Clutterbuck opened the scoring at 12:59 of the second period.

Niklas Backstrom turned in a 25-save effort for the Wild.

Paul Gaustad scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.

Nashville got a 30-stop effort from Chris Mason in the loss.

On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-4, while the Predators were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Nashville 32-26 in the game.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.