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    October 24, 2018 12:16 AM PDT

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. Barry Church Jersey . -- With the Nashville Predators struggling to generate offense, Calle Jarnkrok delivered at just the right time.Jarnkrok scored twice to lead the Predators over the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Thursday night.James Neal also scored and Pekka Rinne made 23 saves for Nashville, which has won two straight for its first winning streak of the season.Ive been feeling good, Rinne said. I always put a lot of pressure on myself, but at the same time this year, I try to focus on the things that I can control and not to get frustrated at what the game throws at you. I just try to focus on doing my job.Jaden Schwartz had the lone goal and Carter Hutton made 25 saves for the Blues.Schwartz scored the games first goal at 3:59 of the opening period.From the right corner, Vladimir Tarasenko found Schwartz in the lower part of the right faceoff circle, where he beat Rinne on the short side with a wrist shot just inside the post.Nashville drew even at 18:26 of the second on Jarnkroks second goal of the season.In the right corner, Colin Wilsons spinning backhand pass glanced off the skate of Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester and landed on Jarnkroks stick in the slot. Jarnkrok double-clutched and then beat Hutton high to the glove side.Hutton spent the last three years as Rinnes backup in Nashville before signing with the Blues in the offseason.Jarnkroks goal came just minutes after Nashville failed to convert on a two-man advantage that lasted 1 minute, 17 seconds.It was such a timely goal, Predators coach Peter Laviolette said. To leave that 5-on-3 and still not get one, for him to get one after that to send us into the break at a tie score, it was just a real big difference in the game. It gave us a little bit of energy.Nashville finished 0 for 5 on the power play.For the second night in a row, the Blues were perfect on the penalty kill. In their home game Wednesday night against Chicago, they killed off all six Blackhawks power plays. But spending all that time short-handed took a toll in back-to-back games.When you are looking for offense and for goals, and those players are spending 5, 6 minutes a night on the PK, especially our D, its tough, Blues forward Scottie Upshall said. Weve got to be better, stay out of the box.Neal gave Nashville a 2-1 lead at 3:44 of the third.Skating down the left side, Mike Ribeiro sent a cross-ice pass to Neal at the right post, where he beat Hutton for his fourth of the season.I think after a while, you start living on one goal, youre not going to win many games, St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock said. I didnt think we had any energy in the third period at all.Jarnkrok scored his second of the game 1:06 later with another wrist shot from the slot. It was the Swedes third career two-goal game.Thats kind of my spot, Jarnkrok said. Im always there trying to be the high F-3. I got a great pass from (Wilson) that first time and a good pass from (Mike Fisher) that second time, so that was nice.Jarnkrok had a chance for his first career hat trick with 1:45 remaining. With the Blues on a power play and Hutton pulled in favor of an extra attacker, Jarnkroks long-range attempt at the empty net sailed high over the crossbar.Game notes Fisher returned to the lineup after missing three games with an upper-body injury. ... Predators LW Pontus Aberg had an assist for the Swedes first NHL point. ... Blues RW Nail Yakupov returned after being a healthy scratch for three consecutive games.UP NEXTBlues: Play at Columbus on Saturday.Predators: Conclude their five-game homestand Saturday against Anaheim. Wholesale Jacksonville Jaguars Jerseys . Speaking Thursday on TSN 1050 Thursday, the Leafs GM also touched on the questions surrounding the teams leadership and the struggles of his big-name free-agent signing. “Its not from lack of effort from the coaching staff. Telvin Smith Jersey . Down by seven with 90 seconds left in regulation, thats where they looked comfortable. ;. -- The St. Johns IceCaps weathered a wild first period with the help of goaltender Jussi Olkinuora, before finding offensive inroads in the second. UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- No. 21 Rhode Island had its first real test of the season -- and passed.E.C. Matthews hit two late 3-pointers and finished with 18 points in the Rams 76-71 comeback victory over No. 24 Cincinnati on Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.Kuren Iverson added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Jared Terrell and Hassan Martin each scored 14 points for URI (4-0), which will face top-ranked Duke for the championship Sunday.I was coaching high school seven years ago, driving vans and mini-cheese buses around, coach Danny Hurley said. Now were nationally ranked and playing Duke for a championship. The premier program in the country that embodies everything youd want in a college program. It kind of means a lotJacob Evans scored 25 points and Kyle Washington had 23 for Cincinnati (2-1).Rhode Island trailed by 12 points and was down 39-31 at halftime, but took the momentum in the second half.Iverson gave the Rams their first lead with just under 14 minutes remaining, 49-48, with a pair of free throws.But the Bearcats responded by scoring the next six points, and the teams went back-and-forth from there.Matthews 3-pointer from the left corner put Rhode Island up 63-58. His 3-pointer from the other side made it 74-69 with 21 seconds left and the Rams held on to win, despite never leading by more than five points.We practice really hard. The A-10 and our practices prepared us for (the tough game), Terrell said. Everybody has to play defense at a high level. They do the same thing. But when you do it every day, you get used to it.Troy Caupain had seven of his 12 points in the opening minutes; including a jumper that gave the Rams a 14-4 lead. They would stretch that to 24-12 before the Rams began their comeback.Rhode Island cut the lead to 36-31 before a 3-pointer by Washington gave Cincinnati an eight point halftime lead.There was a scary moment in the first half when URI point guard Jarvis Garrett fell hard underneath his teams basket and was taken from the floor on a stretcher.He appeared to hit his head on a cameraman on his way to the ground, snapping his neck back.He lay on the floor being treated for several minutes and was placed in a neck brace before walking under his own power to the stretcher. Cheap Football Jaguars Jerseys. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.We did get a text from him, Hurley said. Our guys love for him and love for each other as brothers just caused them to raise their level and want it even more.BIG PICTURECincinnati: The Bearcats were playing what amounted to a road game, just 41 miles from the URI campus. The American Conference pre-season favorites will try to bounce back from their first loss of the season on Sunday.They were the tougher team, said Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin. They taught us a lot about ourselves today and our deficiencies with physical and mental toughness.Rhode Island: Coach Danny Hurleys team outscored its first three opponents by an average of 90-66, but had to show resilience in this one, battling back from a 12-point first half deficit. No. 1 Duke is a handful the Blue Devils will be playing their third game in less than a week on Sunday and are extremely short on depth because of injuries.POLL IMPLICATIONS:Cincinnati may fall out of the Top 25, but shouldnt be hurt much by an early season loss to the nations No. 21 team, as long as they take care of business Sunday against Penn StateRANKING THE WINRhode Island beat a Top 25 opponent for just the second time during Hurleys coaching tenure. The only other win came against No. 21 Nebraska in 2014. The Rams are 15-96 against ranked teams.UP NEXTRhode Island is next in line to take a shot at No. 1 Duke. The Blue Devils remain on top until the new poll is released Monday -- despite losing to Kansas 77-75 on Tuesday. Duke beat Penn State in Saturdays first game.Cincinnati gets the consolation matchup in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off and will play Penn State on Sunday. The Nittany Lions could not manage a second-half run and lost to the Blue Devils 78-68 on Saturday.---More AP college basketball: and  href="">Cheap Soccer Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Hockey Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys ChinaWholesale Baseball Jerseys China Wholesale College Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Near Me Cheap Jerseys Online Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Soccer Jerseys China Cheap NCAA Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Authentic MLB Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Throwback Jerseys Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China ' ' '