Nashville Ices Calgary 5-3 - Recap
|Nashville Ices Calgary 5-3 - Recap|
Mike Fisher was the difference, potting a pair for Nashville on Thursday as the Predators skated off with a 5-3 victory over the Flames at Bridgestone Arena.
Bettors who backed the Predators were rewarded as -135 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Mike Fisher (2), Martin Erat, Nick Spaling, and Brandon Yip each scored for the Predators in the victory. Erat opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 11:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Roman Josi and Bobby Butler.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 19-save effort for the Predators.
Jarome Iginla, Mark Giordano, and Blake Comeau scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 18 of 23 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Nashville scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 23-22.
Next game, Nashville takes its act home to face Columbus looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Columbus.