facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Edmonton 6, Nashville 2

Nov. 22, 2011 at 11:13 PM

NASHVILLE, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Jordan Eberle and Shawn Horcoff both scored twice Tuesday to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-2 win over Nashville.

Eberle also tallied an assist in the victory, which brightened a stretch in which the Oilers had lost five out of six games. Both Eberle and Horcoff scored in a three-goal first period as did Ales Hemsky, who played in his 500th career NHL game.

Devan Dubnyk, who enjoyed a 4-0 lead in the second period, made 30 saves in the win.

The rough start forced Pekka Rinne out of the Nashville goal after the first period. Rinne allowed three goals on 13 shots before being lifted for Anders Lindback, who allowed three goals on 19 shots.

Jordin Tootoo had a goal and an assist for the Preds, who have lost their last two. Jonathon Blum scored as well.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: Los Angeles Lakers on verge of acquiring Hibbert
Women's World Cup: U.S. inspired for rematch vs. Japan
Dallas Mavericks land DeAndre Jordan
Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers beat New York Mets, Harvey
Durant hopes to be cleared to practice in August