Predators 3, Wings 2

Detroit 1 0 1 – 2

Nashville 1 2 0 – 3

First period:

1, Nashville, Zanon 2 (Bonk), 9:29. 2, Detroit, Cleary 6 (Hudler, Datsyuk), 14:04.

Penalties:

Detroit bench, served by Hudler (too many men), 7:24; Suter, Nas (cross-checking), 11:04.

Second period:

3, Nashville, Klein 3 (Peverley, Erat), 13:24 (pp). 4, Nashville, Fiddler 6 (Erat, Legwand), 18:52.

Penalties:

Weber, Nas (delay of game), 4:27; Draper, Det (hooking), 6:35; Lebda, Det (interference), 11:30.

Third period:

5, Detroit, Samuelsson 7 (Lilja, Zetterberg), 3:00.

Penalty:

Tootoo, Nas (slashing), 18:32.

Shots on Goal:

Detroit 15-10-15–40. Nashville 12-11-8–31.

Power-play opportunities:

Detroit 0 of 3; Nashville 1 of 3.

Goalies:

Detroit, Conklin 11-5-0 (31 shots-28 saves). Nashville, Ellis 10-12-3 (40-38).

A:

17,113 (17,113).

T:

2:20.

Referees:

Mike Hasenfratz, Justin St. Pierre.

Linesmen:

Ryan Galloway, Thor Nelson.