Predators fall to Blues 3-1 in St. Louis

FILE - In this April 25, 2016, file photo, Nashville Predators' Calle Jarnkrok, of Sweden, plays against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators have signed Jarnkrok to a six-year, $12 million contract through 2021-22. The deal was announced Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Kyle Brodziak and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the third period, lifting the St. Louis Blues over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Saturday night.

David Perron also scored and Jake Allen made 30 saves, helping the Blues finish 3-0 on their homestand. St. Louis is 8-1-2 at home this season.

Mike Ribeiro scored and Pekka Rinne made 31 saves for Nashville, which finished a three-game trip 1-2.

The Blues snapped a two-game losing streak vs. Nashville but have dominated the Predators at Scottrade Center, winning five straight. Overall, the Blues have won six of eight against the Predators.

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