Blue Jackets fall to Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nick Cousins, Eeli Tolvanen and Erik Haula scored and Juuse Saros made 28 saves to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Roman Josi had two assists for the Predators, who have won four of five.

Kevin Stenlund scored and Joonas Korpisalo made 26 saves for the sliding Blue Jackets, who have lost five straight.

Stenlund started the scoring at 3:45 of the opening period.

Cousins tied it at 1 at 7:05 of the first. Tolvanen made it 2-1 at 9:44 of the second. He has two goals and an assist in his past four games.

Haula added a short-handed goal with 1:52 remaining.


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