Predators Fall 5-4 Against Florida - Game Recap
|Predators Fall 5-4 Against Florida - Game Recap|
Florida needed a shootout to earn a 5-4 victory over Nashville on Saturday in NHL action at BB&T Center.
Florida won as a -120 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Tomas Kopecky, who beat Marek Mazanec in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Florida. Florida got goals from Sean Bergenheim, Tomas Kopecky, Brad Boyes, and Marcel Goc in the victory. Boyes opened the scoring at 11:03 of the first period.
Tim Thomas stopped 38 of 42 Nashville shots in the victory.
Nashville got goals from Mike Fisher, Paul Gaustad, Craig Smith, and Seth Jones in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Nashville got a 25-stop effort from Marek Mazanec in the loss.
Florida scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 42-29.
Next game, Florida takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face Carolina.