Predators Fall 3-1 Against San Jose - Game Recap

Predators Fall 3-1 Against San Jose - Game Recap

Joe Pavelski scored a pair of goals against the Predators as San Jose handed Nashville a 3-1 defeat on Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena.

Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.

San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski (2) and Logan Couture in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 14:22 of the first period.

Antti Niemi stopped 19 of 20 Nashville shots in the victory.

Nashville got a goal from Craig Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Nashville got a 33-stop effort from Pekka Rinne in the loss.

San Jose scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 36-20.

Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Tampa Bay.