Nashville Falls 7-3 to Stars - Recap
|Nashville Falls 7-3 to Stars - Recap|
Dallas cruised to victory on Friday, earning an easy 7-3 win over the Predators at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Stars were rewarded as -170 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Dallas got goals from Trevor Daley, Vernon Fiddler, Colton Sceviour, Cody Eakin, Ryan Garbutt, Alex Chiasson, and Valeri Nichushkin in the victory. Garbutt opened the scoring at 8:03 of the first period.
Kari Lehtonen turned in a 25-save effort for the Stars.
Eric Nystrom, Patric Hornqvist, and Michael Del Zotto scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Kari Lehtonen.
Pekka Rinne stopped 22 of 29 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Dallas went 1-for-1, while the Predators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 29-28.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Washington.