Predators vs Sharks Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Predators vs Sharks Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Pekka Rinne stopped 35 of 38 shots fired at him by San Jose, as the Predators skated to a 4-3 victory Saturday at HP Pavilion.
Nashville was an underdog by +145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Nashville got goals from David Legwand (2), Ryan Suter, and Patric Hornqvist in the victory. Legwand opened the scoring at 1:02 of the second period.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 35-save effort for the Predators.
Martin Havlat, Joe Pavelski, and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Antti Niemi stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 1-for-3, while the Sharks were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 38-35.
Next game, Nashville takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For San Jose, they head home to face Los Angeles.