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Jones' 1st goal lifts Predators to win over Isles
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 12: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls shoots before the game Chicago Bulls v Washington Wizards - NBA Global Games Rio 2013 at Arena HSBC on October 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)
October 12, 2013, 10:45 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Seth Jones scored his first NHL goal and the Nashville Predators edged the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday night.

Nashville has won two of three. The Islanders were beaten for the third time in four games - including twice in two days.

Patric Hornqvist and Ryan Ellis had the other Nashville goals. Frans Nielsen and John Tavares scored for New York.

Pekka Rinne needed to make only 14 saves for the win. Evgeni Nabokov stopped 28 shots in the loss.

After a scoreless opening period, Jones gave the Predators a 1-0 lead at 1:03 of the second.

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