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Three wins in a row. Something, just a week ago, you didn’t think you’d say about the Nashville Predators until next season. But, thanks to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night, you can say now. In front of the 28th consecutive sellout crowd inside Bridgestone Arena, Pekka Rinne turned aside 24 Oilers shots en route to his 13th win of the year. After a really soft call on Patric Hornqvist for interference, the Oilers struck first. Taylor Hall tipped a Corey Potter shot from the point past Rinne for the early 1-0 lead. “They scored a lucky goal on the first power play,” Martin Erat said. “They’ve got a lot talented kids out there who can move the puck around. We knew going into the game that they have a strong power play but they got only one.” Nashville would answer just moments later thanks to hard work behind the net by Erat. The two-time Czech Olympian was getting hooked from behind while going around the Edmonton cage but instead of giving up in preparation for a c...
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