Tampa Bay vs Nashville Wrap - Nashville Wins 5-3
|Tampa Bay vs Nashville Wrap - Nashville Wins 5-3|
Mike Fisher scored twice to lead the Predators over Tampa Bay 5-3 on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena.
The Predators were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Mike Fisher (2), Sergei Kostitsyn, Patric Hornqvist, and Nick Spaling each scored for the Predators in the victory. Kostitsyn opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 6:25 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Craig Smith and Mike Fisher.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 29-save effort for the Predators.
Steven Stamkos (2) and Teddy Purcell scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Tampa Bay got a 12-stop effort from Mathieu Garon in the loss.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-3, while the Lightning were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Nashville 32-27 in the game.
Nashville heads into a battle against the Ducks. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.