Nashville Falls 5-1 to Ducks - Recap
|Nashville Falls 5-1 to Ducks - Recap|
Hockey bettors who backed the Ducks on the moneyline Wednesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Anaheim easily handled Nashville 5-1 at Honda Center.
Anaheim won as a -127 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kyle Palmieri (3), Saku Koivu, and Nick Bonino each scored for the Ducks in the victory. Bonino opened the scoring for Anaheim, finding the back of the net at 2:48 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Emerson Etem.
Viktor Fasth turned in a 20-save effort for the Ducks.
Craig Smith scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Viktor Fasth.
Pekka Rinne stopped 16 of 21 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Anaheim went 2-for-3, while the Predators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 28-21.
Next game, Anaheim takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face San Jose.