James Neal nets hat trick, Predators edge Oilers 3-2

Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen (92), James Neal (18) and Ryan Ellis (4) celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, Monday March 14, 2016. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) James Neal had his sixth career hat trick, scoring all three goals for the Nashville Predators in their 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.

The Predators have earned at least a point in 15 of their last 16 games. They swept the three-game season series from Edmonton.

Jordan Eberle and Iiro Pakarinen scored for the Oilers.