Trent Kulczyk had two points to lead the Nashville Jr. Predators to a 4-0 victory over the Texas Jr. Brahmas.
Nashville managed to stay out of the box better than usual, tallying one minor for two minutes in penalty time. The Jr. Predators finished below its season average of 15.0 penalty minutes per game. Nashville was steadier on the defensive front than it has been for much of this season. The Jr. Predators allow 2.2 goals per game.
Nashville also had goals scored by Noah Keener, Ben Falk, and Jacob Lainesse, who each put in one. In addition, Nashville received assists from Nickolas Tandeski, Dominic Costello, and Nathaniel Chiarizzio, who contributed one each.
Texas did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. The Jr. Brahmas put an average of 2.8 pucks into the net per game.
Justin Ball recorded 23 saves for Nashville. The Jr. Predators registered one goal on three power play opportunities. Tristan Canter took the loss and made nine saves before being replaced by Quinton Reynolds who made 15 saves. Texas incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.