Nashville Skates Past Los Angeles 2-1 - Recap
Nashville needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday in NHL action at STAPLES Center.
Nashville was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Sergei Kostitsyn potted the shootout winner for Nashville. Brandon Yip scored for the Predators in the victory. Yip opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 0:58 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Gabriel Bourque and David Legwand.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 23-save effort for the Predators.
Dustin Brown scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Los Angeles got a 13-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
Nashville scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Nashville 24-14 in the game.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Anaheim.