Soderberg, Iginla Lead Bruins Over Predators 6-2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carl Soderberg scored on the power play goal and had two assists, Jarome Iginla added a pair of goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 6-2 Monday night.
Brad Marchand, Matt Fraser and Reilly Smith also scored for Boston, which gave coach Claude Julien his 400th career win.
Tuukka Rask made 32 saves for Boston. Craig Smith scored twice for Nashville.
The Bruins scored three goals in the first period.
At the 1:16 mark, Zdena Chara took a shot from inside the blue line that was deflected into the net by Iginla, who was stationed in front of the goal.
Fraser scored his first goal of the season, beating Predators goalie Carter Hutton on a breakaway with a snap shot into the top right corner of the net at 5:59.
Hutton was replaced by Marek Mazanec after Fraser’s goal.