Recap - Predators Defeat Minnesota 3-2
|Recap - Predators Defeat Minnesota 3-2|
Nashville skated to a 3-2 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday in NHL action at Bridgestone Arena.
Bettors who backed the Predators were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Nashville got goals from Eric Nystrom, Colin Wilson, and Filip Forsberg in the victory. Forsberg opened the scoring at 5:07 of the first period.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 32-save effort for the Predators.
Zach Parise and Jared Spurgeon scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.
Josh Harding stopped 19 of 20 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 2-for-4, while the Wild were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 34-25.
Next game, Nashville takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Winnipeg.