Nashville used a sparkling performance by Nicholas Ottenbacher to take down Peoria, as the netminder did not allow a goal in Nashville\’s 1-0 shutout victory.
The win by Nashville clinched the best of three series at 2-0.
Trent Kulczyk\’s game-winning tally was the game\’s only goal. It came at 9:50 in the second period. Nashville had gotten the advantage when Peoria\’s Thomas Kolaz was sent off for tripping. Nicholas Redmon picked up the assist.
Nashville was led by Kulczyk, who finished with one goal.
Other players who recorded assists for Nashville were Nathan Rieman, who had one.
Nashville\’s Ottenbacher stopped 26 shots out of the 26 that he faced. Nashville incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Ross Lipic rejected 16 shots on goal for Peoria. Peoria incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.