Predators Down Colorado 5-3 - Match Report
The Predators earned a 5-3 victory over the Avalanche on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville was favored by -173 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Nashville got goals from David Legwand, Martin Erat, Shea Weber, Cody Franson, and Patric Hornqvist in the victory. Weber opened the scoring at 11:16 of the first period.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 15-save effort for the Predators.
David Jones, Kevin Porter, and Matt Duchene scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Peter Budaj stopped 34 of 38 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 1-for-3, while the Avalanche were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 39-18.
Next game, Nashville takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Calgary.