Los Angeles Ices Nashville 2-1 - Recap
The Predators came up short Thursday against the Kings, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Los Angeles won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Anze Kopitar, who beat Pekka Rinne in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Los Angeles. Slava Voynov scored for the Kings in the victory. Voynov opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 19:18 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Richards and Kyle Clifford.
Jonathan Quick stopped 34 of 35 Nashville shots in the victory.
Matt Cullen scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Pekka Rinne stopped 29 of 30 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 0-for-4, while the Predators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Nashville outshot Los Angeles 35-30 in the game.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Montreal.