Nashville Ices Los Angeles 5-2 - Recap
|Nashville Ices Los Angeles 5-2 - Recap|
Nashville earned a 5-2 victory over Los Angeles behind a 2-goal performance from Patric Hornqvist on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Nashville won as a +170 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Patric Hornqvist (2), Marek Svatos, Sergei Kostitsyn, and Colin Wilson each scored for the Predators in the victory. Wilson opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 8:57 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Suter and Sergei Kostitsyn.
Anders Lindback turned in a 24-save effort for the Predators.
Jarret Stoll and Kyle Clifford scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 2-for-3, while the Kings were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 28-26.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.