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Oilers Rally Past Predators 3-1

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The Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Smyth, right, scores on the Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. (AP Photo) The Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Smyth, right, scores on the Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. (AP Photo)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Ryan Smyth scored the winning goal and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers rallied with three goals in the third period to beat the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Monday night.

Taylor Hall and Ryan Jones also scored and captain Shawn Horcoff had three assists for the Oilers, who are 2-1-1 after finishing last in the NHL for two straight seasons.

Sergei Kostitsyn had the lone goal for the Predators (2-2-1), who have lost three in a row following two wins to open the season. Nashville recorded only 12 shots, and yielded 25 to Edmonton.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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