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Associated Press, Published April 03 2012

Radulov scores as Predators beat Wild

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Alexander Radulov scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Nashville Predators edged the Minnesota Wild 2-1 Tuesday night to reach 100 points for the second time in three seasons.

The Predators, who have two games left, moved back into fourth place in the Western Conference – one point over idle Detroit and two over Chicago. Detroit will finish the regular season on Saturday in Chicago.

Minnesota 0 1 0 0–1

Nashville 0 1 0 0–2

Nashville won shootout 1-0

Second period: 1, Nashville, Bourque 7 (Spaling), 12:31. 2, Minnesota, Heatley 23 (Prosser, Koivu), 17:53.

Shootout – Minnesota 0 (Christensen NG, Koivu NG, Setoguchi NG), Nashville 1 (Erat NG, Radulov G).

Shots on Goal – Minnesota 12-5-7-2 – 26. Nashville 10-6-7-1 – 24.

Goalies: Minnesota, Backstrom. Nashville, Lindback. A – 17,113 (17,113). T – 2:48.