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Wayne Simmons scores in regulation and in shootout, Flyers top Predators 3-2

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PHILADELPHIA - Wayne Simmonds had a goal in regulation and the shootout to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 shootout victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Ryan White also scored in regulation for Philadelphia, which improved to 3-7 in shootouts this season.

Colin Wilson and Craig Smith scored in regulation for league-leading Nashville, which lost consecutive games for the first time this season.

Jakub Voracek opened the shootout by beating Pekka Rinne with a backhander. After Rob Zepp stopped Matt Cullen, Simmonds beat Rinne through the legs, then Zepp clinched the win by denying Craig Smith.

Nashville dropped to 5-5 in shootouts.

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