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Nashville survives St. Louis comeback, wins 2-1

Nashville survived a determined comeback attempt by St. Louis on the way to a 2-1 win.

A goal by Dakota Wilson put Nashville up 2-0 in the second period, but St. Louis pulled to within one on Tomas Loeffelman\’s tally 9:34 into the third period.

Nashville was paced by Wilson, who had one goal. Wilson scored 19:59 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Nashville. Conor Cunningham assisted on the tally.

Nashville put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow St. Louis to score on any of its three power plays.

Nashville also got a goal from Logan Orem as well. In addition, Nashville received assists from Brandon Orth, Dylan Schmidt, and Colton Anderson, who each chipped in one.

St. Louis stifled Nashville\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. St. Louis could not produce up to its normal offensive output. St. Louis puts an average of 5.7 pucks into the net per game.

More assists for St. Louis came via Ryan Reader and CJ Nitchen, who contributed one each.

Ricky Gonzalez made 22 saves for Nashville on 23 shots. Nashville incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Jacob Weatherly recorded 28 saves for St. Louis. St. Louis incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.