Recap - Predators Defeat San Jose 3-0
|Recap - Predators Defeat San Jose 3-0|
Nashville's defense, led by netminder Carter Hutton, shut down San Jose 3-0 at SAP Center on on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Predators were rewarded as +240 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Nashville got goals from Patric Hornqvist (2) and Roman Josi in the victory. Hornqvist opened the scoring at 3:48 of the second period.
Carter Hutton turned in a 35-save effort for the Predators.
Antti Niemi stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-1, while the Sharks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-24.
Next game, Nashville takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Anaheim.