NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)_ Nashville defensemen Richard Lintner and Bill Houlder scored power-play goals in the second period as the Predators went on to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in a fight-marred exhibition game Saturday night.

Three separate fights broke out at 8:53 of the second period in the Nashville end of the ice.

Linter scored on a slap shot form the right point that went under goalie Rob Tallas' glove. Houlder connected from the high slot to make it 2-0.

Tom Fitzgerald and David Legwand also tallied for Nashville. Patrick Lebeau had Chicago's goal.