Recap - Predators Defeat Columbus 3-2
|Recap - Predators Defeat Columbus 3-2|
The Predators beat Columbus 3-2 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Pekka Rinne's Pekka RinneSaves saves.
The Predators were a -132 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
David Legwand, Shea Weber, and Jonathon Blum each scored for the Predators in the victory. Weber opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 1:47 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Suter and Mike Fisher.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 25-save effort for the Predators.
Kris Russell and Matt Calvert scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Mathieu Garon stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 1-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 28-27.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Vancouver.