>> Phoenix Falls 2-0 to Predators - Recap
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Phoenix was shut out 2-0 on Thursday, stoned by Pekka Rinne who stopped all 29 shots fired his way.
The Predators were a -107 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Patric Hornqvist and Craig Smith each scored for the Predators in the victory. Smith opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 10:26 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Ellis and Seth Jones.
Pekka Rinne turned in a 29-save effort for the Predators.
Thomas Greiss stopped 21 of 23 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Nashville scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 29-23.
Next game, Nashville takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face San Jose.