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(Sports Network) - The Central Division-leading Nashville Predators shoot for a fifth consecutive victory and a sweep of a home-and-home series with the Columbus Blue Jackets when the two foes get together again tonight at Nationwide Arena.

Nashville took Friday's opener of this set behind a strong performance from Tomas Vokoun. The goaltender stopped all 22 shots he faced to record his second shutout of the season and lead the Predators to a 2-0 triumph at Gaylord Entertainment Center.

Vokoun was making just his second start since undergoing surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left thumb. The standout Czech, who had been sidelined since November 23 before returning for Tuesday's win over Anaheim, posted the 18th shutout of his career.

Jason Arnott and Shea Weber tallied the goals for Nashville, which increased its lead to four points over second-place Detroit in the Central standings.

Fredrik Norrena allowed two goals on 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, who suffered their third straight defeat.

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