Predators Down Columbus 4-1 - Match Report
Mike Fisher scored a pair of goals against the Blue Jackets as Nashville handed Columbus a 4-1 defeat on Monday at Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Mike Fisher (2), Patric Hornqvist, and Matt Halischuk each scored for the Predators in the victory. Fisher opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 8:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Martin Erat.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 25-save effort for the Predators.
Rick Nash scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Steve Mason stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Nashville scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville outshot Columbus 29-26 in the game.
Next game, Nashville takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.