Flyers vs Predators Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Flyers vs Predators Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Philadelphia needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Nashville on Saturday in NHL action at Bridgestone Arena.
The Flyers were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Vincent Lecavalier, who beat Marek Mazanec in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Philadelphia. Philadelphia got goals from Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier in the victory. Giroux opened the scoring at 16:49 of the first period.
Steve Mason turned in a 34-save effort for the Flyers.
Nashville got goals from Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marek Mazanec stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 36-24.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.