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Oilers Beat Predators 5-1, Snaps 6-Game Skid

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Predators Rich Clune tries to screen Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press/AP) Predators Rich Clune tries to screen Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press/AP)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Ryan Smyth had a goal and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers snapped a season-high six-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday night.

Justin Schultz, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent Hopkins each had a goal and an assist and Nail Yakupov also scored for the Oilers (16-32-7), who won for the fifth time in 22 games. Edmonton has had five losing streaks of at least five games this season.

David Legwand scored for the Predators (23-23-8), who have lost two in a row.

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