NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Paul Kariya scored the only goal in a shootout and the Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2.

It was the second goal of the game for Kariya, who also scored Nashville’s first goal on a power play. Kariya took Manny Legace top shelf for the game winner.

Scott Nichol also scored for Nashville.

Keith Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and Doug Weight added a goal for St. Louis.

The Predators have won 10 straight against St. Louis. It was also the 10th straight loss for the Blues. New coach Andy Murray is now 0-3.

AP-ES-12-16-06 2300EST

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