Anaheim Falls 4-2 to Predators - Recap
|Anaheim Falls 4-2 to Predators - Recap|
Craig Smith scored twice to lead the Predators over Anaheim 4-2 on Wednesday at Honda Center.
Bettors who backed the Predators were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Craig Smith (2), Martin Erat, and Colin Wilson each scored for the Predators in the victory. Smith opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 1:20 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patric Hornqvist.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 31-save effort for the Predators.
Francois Beauchemin and Cam Fowler scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Anaheim got a 28-stop effort from Jonas Hiller in the loss.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-3, while the Ducks were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 33-32.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.