Divisional matchup Minnesota vs Nashville

GAme 1. Minnesota 4 at Nashville 1.

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – DEVAN DUBNYK from Minnesota
2nd star – JASON ZUCKER from Minnesota
3rd star – ERIC STAAL from Minnesota

GAME STORY
The visiting team from Minnesota easily handled the Predators by the final
tally of 4 to 1. Minnesota scored 3 goals in the second period. DEVAN
DUBNYK was outstanding in goal. He gave up just a lone goal while facing
33 shots. Goals were registered by ERIC STAAL, ZACH PARISE, MATT DUMBA
and JONAS BRODIN for Minnesota and KYLE TURRIS for Nashville.

Game 2. Minnesota 1 at Nashville 6.
RS OF THE GAME
1st star – FILIP FORSBERG from Nashville
2nd star – ROMAN JOSI from Nashville
3rd star – PEKKA RINNE from Nashville

GAME STORY
On their home ice the Predators pounded the Wild by the final tally of
6 to 1. Nashville was relentless outshooting the Wild 44 to 30. Nashville
scored 3 goals in the second period. FILIP FORSBERG had two goals and
passed for two assists for Nashville. And ROMAN JOSI contributed three
assists. Others who scored were TYLER ENNIS for Minnesota and VIKTOR ARVIDSSON,
RYAN JOHANSEN, KYLE TURRIS and MATT IRWIN for Nashville.

Game 3. Nashville 1 at Minnesota 3. . This game was all Minnesota but mainly because of the undisciplined play of the Predators. Nashville took 7 penalties to Minnesota’s 0. The Wild made them pay scoring once on the powerplay in taking this one 3-1. Scoring for Minnesota were Eric STaal, Zucker and Murphy. Replying for Nashville was Arvidsson. Minnesota out shot the Predators 40-22 but were outchanced 8-7 as Devan Dubnyk was superb in earning the first star. Eric Staal was the second star wtih a goal and an assist and Jason Zucker pickedup the third start with a powerplay goal and five shots on net.

Game 4. Nashville 2 at Minnesota 4 . Minnesota now leads the series 3-1.

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – ZACH PARISE from Minnesota
2nd star – DEVAN DUBNYK from Minnesota
3rd star – KEVIN FIALA from Nashville

GAME STORY
In a hard fought contest, the Wild topped the Predators by a final score
of 4 to 2. CHARLIE COYLE recorded the game winner at 8:28 of the 3rd
period. ZACH PARISE had two goals for Minnesota. Others who scored were
VIKTOR ARVIDSSON and KEVIN FIALA for Nashville and JASON ZUCKER for Minnesota.
With the victory Minnesota now has 9 wins and 19 points on the season.

Game 5. Minnesota 4 at Nashville 1. Minnesota wins the best of seven series 4-1.


                     Minnesota Wild at Nashville Predators                      
DATE : 04/16/2018

GOALS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Minnesota Wild                 2  2  0  0  4 
Nashville Predators            0  0  1  0  1 

SHOTS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Minnesota Wild                 7  15 11 0  33
Nashville Predators            15 10 13 0  38

S C O R I N G  S U M M A R Y
1. MNW. MIKKO KOIVU(3)( ZACH PARISE, MIKAEL GRANLUND ): 1st 2:39
2. MNW. MIKKO KOIVU(4)( RYAN SUTER, CHARLIE COYLE ) (PP) : 1st 9:04
3. MNW. ZACH PARISE(8)( MIKAEL GRANLUND, RYAN SUTER ): 2nd 1:38
4. MNW. MIKKO KOIVU(5)( JARED SPURGEON ): 2nd 5:04
5. NAS. KYLE TURRIS(8)( FILIP FORSBERG, ROMAN JOSI ) (SH) : 3rd 4:39

 P E N A L T I E S  S U M M A R Y
1. NAS. VIKTOR ARVIDSSON - 2 Minutes: 1st 3:19
2. NAS. CRAIG SMITH - 2 Minutes: 1st 8:56
3. MNW. JASON ZUCKER - 2 Minutes: 1st 10:46
4. NAS. CRAIG SMITH - 2 Minutes: 2nd 6:46
5. NAS. P.K. SUBBAN - 2 Minutes: 2nd 14:07
6. NAS. SCOTT HARTNELL - 2 Minutes: 3rd 3:20
7. NAS. SCOTT HARTNELL - 2 Minutes: 3rd 16:29

 I N J U R I E S
NONE

Player Stats For Minnesota Wild
PLAYER                        +/- SOG  G  A PIM PP SH  FO-W AC    IT TA HIT SP AS
JASON ZUCKER                   -1   5  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 40 22:55  0   2  1  2 
MIKAEL GRANLUND                 3   2  0  2   0  0  0   0-0 36 20:34  0   0  0  1 
ERIC STAAL                     -1   5  0  0   0  0  0   8-8 40 22:55  2   0  1  2 
MIKKO KOIVU                     3   4  3  0   0  1  0  15-7 36 20:34  1   0  0  1 
NINO NIEDERREITER               0   3  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 29 16:38  1   0  1  1 
CHARLIE COYLE                   0   2  0  1   0  0  0   1-1 31 17:52  0   0  0  0 
TYLER ENNIS                     0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  7  4:05  1   0  0  0 
JARED SPURGEON                  2   2  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 48 26:58  0   0  0  0 
JOEL ERIKSSON EK                0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  7  4:05  0   0  0  0 
RYAN SUTER                      3   0  0  2   0  0  0   0-0 45 25:55  0   0  0  0 
MATT CULLEN                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   3-1 28 16:20  0   0  0  0 
DANIEL WINNIK                   0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 22 12:20  0   0  0  0 
ZACH PARISE                     2   6  1  1   0  0  0   0-0 35 19:34  1   0  1  1 
MATT DUMBA                     -1   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 46 26:07  0   0  0  2 
JONAS BRODIN                    0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 36 20:46  0   0  0  0 
MARCUS FOLIGNO                  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  7  4:05  0   0  0  0 
RYAN MURPHY                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 14  7:52  0   0  0  0 
NICK SEELER                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 14  7:52  0   0  0  0 
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TOTAL                          10  33  4  7   2  1  0 27-17           6   2  4 10

Player Stats For Nashville Predators
PLAYER                        +/- SOG  G  A PIM PP SH  FO-W AC    IT TA HIT SP AS
VIKTOR ARVIDSSON               -3   3  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 36 20:34  1   1  0  1 
FILIP FORSBERG                 -2   4  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 39 21:37  0   0  1  2 
RYAN JOHANSEN                  -3   2  0  0   0  0  0  15-8 36 20:34  1   1  0  0 
KYLE TURRIS                     1   2  1  0   0  0  1   8-0 40 22:55  0   1  1  0 
CRAIG SMITH                     0   0  0  0   4  0  0   0-0 30 17:34  0   0  0  1 
KEVIN FIALA                     0   4  0  0   0  0  0   1-0 30 17:34  0   0  2  1 
ROMAN JOSI                     -2   4  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 48 26:58  1   0  0  1 
COLTON SISSONS                  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  7  4:05  0   0  0  0 
P.K. SUBBAN                    -2   3  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 48 26:58  1   0  0  0 
NICK BONINO                     0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  7  4:05  1   0  0  0 
AUSTIN WATSON                   0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  7  4:05  0   0  0  0 
CALLE JARNKROK                  0   2  0  0   0  0  0   3-2 22 12:20  1   0  0  1 
RYAN HARTMAN                    0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 22 12:20  0   0  0  0 
MATTIAS EKHOLM                  0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 43 25:04  1   0  0  0 
RYAN ELLIS                      0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 43 25:04  1   0  0  1 
SCOTT HARTNELL                  0   5  0  0   4  0  0   0-0 22 12:20  0   0  1  0 
MATT IRWIN                      0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 14  7:52  1   0  0  0 
YANNICK WEBER                   0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 14  7:52  0   0  0  0 
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TOTAL                         -11  38  1  2  12  0  1 27-10           9   3  5  8

Goalie Stats For Minnesota Wild
PLAYER                          MIN  SHOTS GA  ENG GR GRS
DEVAN DUBNYK                     60     38  1    0  6  6   105 
ALEX STALOCK                     0      0   0    0  0  0   0   

Goalie Stats For Nashville Predators
PLAYER                          MIN  SHOTS GA  ENG GR GRS
PEKKA RINNE                      25     12  4    0  8  4   44  
JUUSE SAROS                      35     21  0    0  4  4   61  

POWER PLAY                    OPP   GOALS
Minnesota Wild                6         1
Nashville Predators           1         0

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star - MIKKO KOIVU from Minnesota
2nd star - DEVAN DUBNYK from Minnesota
3rd star - ZACH PARISE from Minnesota

GAME STORY
The visiting team from Minnesota easily handled the Predators by the final 
tally of 4 to 1.   MIKKO KOIVU was dominating, he dazzled with a hat-trick 
for Minnesota.  DEVAN DUBNYK was sharp in goal.  He gave up just a lone 
goal while facing 38 shots. Others who scored were ZACH PARISE for Minnesota 
and KYLE TURRIS for Nashville.

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