Nashville vs Montreal Wrap - Nashville Wins 3-0
Nashville's defense, led by netminder Pekka Rinne, shut down Montreal 3-0 at Bell Centre on on Thursday.
Bettors who backed the Predators were rewarded as +138 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Nashville got goals from Marcel Goc (2) and Cal O'Reilly in the victory. Goc opened the scoring at 1:19 of the second period.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 30-save effort for the Predators.
Montreal got a 27-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Nashville heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.