Pekka Rinne made 41 saves, and Martin Erat had a goal and two assists to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
The Predators have won six of seven, while the Blues have dropped three of four.
Mike Fisher and Sergei Kostitsyn also scored for Nashville
Chris Porter had the lone goal for St. Louis.
It was the fourth meeting of the season between the Central Division rivals, with Nashville winning all four matchups so far. The Predators are 12-2-2 against the Central this season.
Erat scored the game's first goal at 6:59 of the opening period. With the Predators on the power play, Erat moved away from the right point before firing a slap shot over the glove of St. Louis goaltender Jaroslav Halak.
Fisher doubled the Nashville lead with 7:30 to go in the first. Sergei Kostitsyn had the puck behind the St. Louis goal and found Fisher in the low slot. After a quick toe-drag, Fisher beat Halak with a wrist shot high to the stick side.