Nashville vs Phoenix Wrap - Nashville Wins 5-4
|Nashville vs Phoenix Wrap - Nashville Wins 5-4|
The Coyotes came up short Monday against the Predators, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
Nashville was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Andrei Kostitsyn clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Predators. Nashville got goals from Francis Bouillon, Mike Fisher, Martin Erat, and Craig Smith in the victory. Erat opened the scoring at 19:31 of the first period.
Pekka Rinne stopped 31 of 35 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Daymond Langkow, Raffi Torres, Keith Yandle, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Mike Smith stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Nashville scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Next game, Nashville takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Vancouver.