Nashville vs San Jose Wrap - San Jose Wins 2-1
|Nashville vs San Jose Wrap - San Jose Wins 2-1|
The Predators came up short Thursday against the Sharks, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
The Sharks were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Ryane Clowe clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Sharks. San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring at 0:55 of the third period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 32-save effort for the Sharks.
Patric Hornqvist scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Pekka Rinne stopped 34 of 35 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-4, while the Predators were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Nashville 35-33 in the game.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.