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Predators Down Minnesota 4-0 - Match Report

Minnesota couldn't hang with the Predators on Thursday as Nashville blasted the Wild 4-0 at Bridgestone Arena.

Nashville won as a -153 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Nick Spaling (2), Martin Erat, and Joel Ward each scored for the Predators in the victory. Ward opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 3:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by David Legwand and Martin Erat.

Pekka Rinne stopped 19 of 19 Minnesota shots in the victory.

Minnesota got a 27-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.

On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-3, while the Wild were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Nashville outshot Minnesota 31-19 in the game.

Next game, Nashville takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Dallas.