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Blue Jackets defeat Predators in shootout @NHLdotcom

Alexander Wennberg and Artemi Panarin scored in the shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Nashville Predators 4-3 at Bridgestone Arena.

Sergei Bobrovsky, who made 21 saves for the Blue Jackets, stopped shootout attempts by Viktor Arvidsson and Ryan Johansen. Kevin Fiala scored in the shootout for the Predators.

Predators defenseman Matt Irwin tied the game 3-3 at 14:25 of the third period.

Oliver Bjorkstrand gave the Blue Jackets a 1-0 lead 3:38 into the first period, but Scott Hartnell tied it 1-1 at 4:04.

Goals by Nick Foligno on the power play 30 seconds into the second period and Zach Werenski at 15:18 gave the Blue Jackets a 3-1 lead.

Fiala scored 3:56 into the third to make it 3-2.

Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for the Predators.

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