Jarnkrok's two goals lead Predators over Blues 3-1

A shot by Nashville Predators center Calle Jarnkrok, of Sweden, gets past St. Louis Blues goalie Carter Hutton (40) for a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Calle Jarnkrok scored twice to lead the Nashville Predators over the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Thursday night.

James Neal also scored and Pekka Rinne made 23 saves for Nashville, which has won two straight.

Jaden Schwartz had the lone goal and Carter Hutton made 25 saves for the Blues.

Schwartz scored the game's first goal at 3:59 of the opening period.

From the right corner, Vladimir Tarasenko found Schwartz in the lower part of the right faceoff circle, where he beat Rinne on the short side with a wrist shot just inside the post.

Nashville drew even at 18:26 of the second on Jarnkrok's second goal of the season.