Preds Start Slow Finish Strong Down Blues 3-1

November 11, 2016

Calle Jarnkrok scored twice and the Nashville Predators defeated the St. Louis Blues by a 3-1 final on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. The victory bumps Nashville's record to 5-5-3 with points in five consecutive outings.

After a slow start, Nashville got going in the latter portions of the game, scoring twice in the third period against former Preds netminder, Carter Hutton, to emerge with the win.

"It feels good," Captain Mike Fisher said. "It was a big game against a real good team and we got better as the game went on. It was a big win for us.

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) blocks a shot during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14) "I missed it by that much" during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) takes a shot on goal during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) glove saves a shot by Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators center Calle Jarnkrok (19) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators center Calle Jarnkrok (19) takes a shot and scores one of his two goals during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues center Jori Lehtera (12) and Nashville Predators left wing Colin Wilson (33) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues center Jori Lehtera (12) tries to skate past Nashville Predators left wing Colin Wilson (33) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) deflects a shot with his glove during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban (76) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban (76) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues right wing Nail Yakupov (64) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues right wing Nail Yakupov (64) controls the puck during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators right wing James Neal (18) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators right wing James Neal (18) breaks the 1-1 tie with a shot past St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) controls the puck during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) deflects a shot from Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators defenseman Yannick Weber (7) and St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators defenseman Yannick Weber (7) and St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) got at it in front of the Nashville Predators goal during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues defenseman Petteri Lindbohm (48) and Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues defenseman Petteri Lindbohm (48) and Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators left wing Viktor Arvidsson (38) and St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) pressures Nashville Predators left wing Viktor Arvidsson (38) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators right wing James Neal (18) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators right wing James Neal (18) has his shot blocked by St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) and St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) blocks the shot of St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)

 

NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10NHL 2016: Blues vs Predators NOV 10November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media) November 10, 2016 Nashville Predators celebrate the win during a hockey match between the St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee. Steve Roberts/CSM (Credit Image: © Steve Roberts/Cal Sport Media)