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NHL: Nashville 4, Toronto 1

Nov. 17, 2011 at 11:13 PM

NASHVILLE, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Ryan Suter put Nashville in front for good in the second period Thursday and Martin Erat scored twice to give the Predators a 4-1 victory over Toronto.

Nashville has won back-to-back games, while the Maple Leafs have dropped three straight and five out of six.

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It was a 1-1 game when Suter put a wrist shot past Ben Scrivens with 7:18 to go in the second period.

Erat scored the only goal in the first period, but John-Michael Liles briefly tied it in the second with a power-play goal. Erat also tallied 2:05 into the third on a slap shot and Matt Halischuk produced an empty-net goal with 23 seconds to play.

Pekka Rinne won his 10th game of the season, one off the league lead, by stopping 38 shots. Scrivens made 18 saves.

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