NHL: Nashville 5, Calgary 3

March 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM

NASHVILLE, March 22 (UPI) -- Mike Fisher scored two of Nashville's four consecutive goals during the opening two periods Thursday, pushing the Predators past Calgary 5-3.

Calgary had a 2-1 lead with the first period winding down when Fisher put a wrist shot by Miikka Kiprusoff to start Nashville's barrage.

He then kicked off a stretch of three goals in a span of 2:30 of the second period with Nick Spaling and Brandon Yip also scoring during the outburst to give the Predators a 5-2 advantage.

Jarome Iginla scored for Calgary with a minute left.

Nashville ended a four-game losing streak with Pekka Rinne stopping 19 shots. Kiprusoff allowed all the Nashville goals on 23 shots. The Flames have lost two straight.

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