nhl Game Recap
Nashville Skates Past Minnesota 5-2 - Recap
Ryan Johansen scored twice to lead the Predators over Minnesota 5-2 on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Predators were a +152 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Nashville got goals from Ryan Johansen(2), Filip Forsberg, Tanner Jeannot, and Roman Josi in the victory. Josi opened the scoring at 3:45 of the first period.
Connor Ingram stopped 33 of 35 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got goals from Nick Bjugstad, and Nico Sturm in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Minnesota got a 24-stop effort from Kaapo Kahkonen in the loss.
On the power play, Nashville went 2-for-6, while the Wild were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-29.
Nashville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Vancouver.