Recap - Predators Defeat Minnesota 4-1

Recap - Predators Defeat Minnesota 4-1

The Predators beat Minnesota 4-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Pekka Rinne's Pekka RinneSaves saves.

Nashville won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Nashville got goals from Cody Franson, Joel Ward, Sergei Kostitsyn, and Patric Hornqvist in the victory. Franson opened the scoring at 4:23 of the first period.

Pekka Rinne turned in a 22-save effort for the Predators.

Chuck Kobasew scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.

Niklas Backstrom stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Nashville scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Nashville outshot Minnesota 32-23 in the game.

Next game, Nashville takes its act home to face Columbus looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Phoenix.