Recap - Predators Defeat Minnesota 5-4
|Recap - Predators Defeat Minnesota 5-4|
Mike Fisher scored a pair of goals against the Wild as Nashville handed Minnesota a 5-4 defeat on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Nashville was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Nashville got goals from Mike Fisher (2), Patric Hornqvist, Matt Halischuk, and Brandon Yip in the victory. Halischuk opened the scoring at 9:33 of the second period.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 21-save effort for the Predators.
Dany Heatley (2), Kyle Brodziak, and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Josh Harding stopped 25 of 30 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Nashville scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 30-25.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.