Neal, Johansen lead Predators over Islanders 4-2

Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) is congratulated by Calle Jarnkrok (19), of Sweden, after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Neal and Ryan Johansen each scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

Ryan Ellis and Austin Watson also scored for Nashville, which has recorded at least one point in the standings in 16 of their last 17 games.

Rookie Ryan Pulock and Brock Nelson had the goals for the Islanders, who have lost of four of their last five.