Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Fifty-one seconds. That's the time separating goals by Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall in the second period, and it proved to be the difference in the Edmonton Oilers' 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators on Thanksgiving night.
Ilya Bryzgalov, making his first start as a member of the Oilers, turned away all 33 Nashville shots to record his 31st career shutout.
Jordan Eberle added an empty-net goal for the Oilers, who have won four of their last five games.
Nashville's Marek Mazanec stopped 25 shots in defeat. The Predators were coming off consecutive wins.