Nashville pulled out a 2-1 (OT) overtime victory over Point Mallard on a clutch goal by Nicholas Redmon.
Nashville was led by goalie Nicholas Ottenbacher, who finished with 30 saves while allowing one goal. Ottenbacher managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 2.45 prior to the game.
Nashville was paced by Redmon, who tallied one goal. Redmon scored 2:23 into overtime to make the score 2-1 Nashville. Trent Kulczyk picked up the assist.
Nashville put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Point Mallard to score on any of its three power plays. Nashville\’s offense operated below its season average. Nashville averages 4.1 goals per game. Nashville forced Point Mallard goalie Cooper Seedott to work between the pipes, taking 35 shots.
Point Mallard excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Point Mallard was held below its usual level of production. Point Mallard puts an average of 4.4 pucks into the net per game. Point Mallard\’s offense rang up 31 shots on Nashville\’s net.
Nashville incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Point Mallard\’s Seedott stopped 33 shots out of the 35 that he faced. Point Mallard incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.