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Ryan Getzlaf scored twice, Ducks beat Predators 5-2 to snap 3-game losing streak

  • Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano, left, celebrates with Saku Koivu (11), of Finland, and Hampus Lindholm (47), of Sweden, after Lindholm scored a goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

    Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano, left, celebrates with Saku Koivu (11), of Finland, and Hampus Lindholm (47), of Sweden, after Lindholm scored a goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton (30) reaches for the puck deflecting it away from Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon (62) in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

    Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton (30) reaches for the puck deflecting it away from Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon (62) in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton (30) blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Kyle Palmieri, center, who is shoved to the ice by Predators defenseman Victor Bartley (64) in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

    Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton (30) blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks right wing Kyle Palmieri, center, who is shoved to the ice by Predators defenseman Victor Bartley (64) in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)  (The Associated Press)

Ryan Getzlaf scored twice, Jonas Hiller made 36 saves and the NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

The Ducks entered the Olympic break with 87 points at 41-14-5, beating Nashville for the fifth straight time.

Emerson Etem gave Anaheim a 3-2 tie when he tipped Hampus Lindholm's slap shot into the net 4:51 into the third. Mathieu Perreault sealed the victory 3 minutes later by tipping in Daniel Winnik's pass.

Corey Perry scored his team-leading 30th goal, and Getzlaf reached 29 by scoring the first and last goals for the Ducks.

Viktor Stalberg and Mike Fisher scored for Nashville. The Predators have lost three straight and are last in the Central Division.