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Wilson scores with 2:12 remaining in third period, Predators beat Blue Jackets 2-1

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Colin Wilson scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:12 to play in the third period, lifting the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Mike Ribeiro also scored for Nashville, winners of four straight and six of seven.

Curtis McElhinney made 40 saves in a losing effort for Columbus, which lost its sixth in a row.

With the game tied at 1 late in the third, Craig Smith collected the rebound of his own shot and slid it to Wilson in front, where his spinning backhand found the back of the net.

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