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Craig Smith scores twice, Predators beat Oilers 4-1

  • Nashville Predators' Colin Wilson (33) and Taylor Beck (41) celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Nashville Predators' Colin Wilson (33) and Taylor Beck (41) celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nashville Predators' Matt Cullen (7) is chased by Edmonton Oilers' Boyd Gordon (27) as goalie Ben Scrivens (30) looks for the shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Nashville Predators' Matt Cullen (7) is chased by Edmonton Oilers' Boyd Gordon (27) as goalie Ben Scrivens (30) looks for the shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59), Shea Weber (6) and James Neal (18) celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

    Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59), Shea Weber (6) and James Neal (18) celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)  (The Associated Press)

Craig Smith scored twice and the Nashville Predators rebounded from their first regulation loss of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.

Shea Weber and Taylor Beck also scored and Pekka Rinne made 26 saves to help Nashville improve to 6-1-2 in the first game of a six-game trip.

Taylor Hall scored for Edmonton. The Oilers had won four straight after opening 0-4-1.