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Predators edge Oilers 3-2

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JIM DIAMOND | March 25, 2013 11:04 PM EST | AP

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sergei Kostitsyn had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.

Kevin Klein and Chris Mueller also scored for Nashville, which its third straight.

Martin Erat added two assists for the Predators. He has seven points (one goal, six assists) in his past three games.

Corey Potter and Shawn Horcoff scored for the Oilers in their third consecutive loss.

Potter opened the scoring at 7:53 of the opening period.

With the Oilers on the power play, Potter's slap shot from the blue line through traffic beat Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne on the stick side.

The goal was Potter's first of the season.