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Recap - Predators Defeat St. Louis 3-2

The Blues came up short Thursday against the Predators, falling 3-2 in a shootout.

Nashville was an underdog by +138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.

Marcel Goc clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 4 for the Predators. J.P. Dumont and Cal O'Reilly each scored for the Predators in the victory. O'Reilly opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 13:44 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Francis Bouillon and Steve Sullivan.

Pekka Rinne turned in a 21-save effort for the Predators.

David Backes and Matt D'Agostini scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-4, while the Blues were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Nashville outshot St. Louis 26-23 in the game.

Nashville heads into a battle against the Blackhawks. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.