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Associated Press, Published March 09 2013

Cullen’s shootout goal lifts Wild over Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Matt Cullen scored the shootout-winning goal to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

Minnesota 0 1 0 0 – 2

Nashville 0 0 1 0 – 1

Minnesota won shootout 2-1

Second period: 1, Minnesota, Parise 9 (Suter, Koivu), 9:01 (pp).

Third period: 2, Nashville, Legwand 5 (Kostitsyn, Weber), 6:28 (pp).

Shootout – Minnesota 2 (Parise NG, Koivu G, Cullen G), Nashville 1 (Bourque NG, C.Smith G, Legwand NG).

Shots on Goal – Minnesota 5-8-10-6 – 29. Nashville 9-6-9-1 – 25.

Goalies: Minnesota, Backstrom. Nashville, Rinne. A – 17,113 (17,113). T – 2:42.