Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Anze Kopitar's goal in the third round of a shootout lifted the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators from Bridgestone Arena.
After the first five shooters failed to light the lamp in the shootout, Kopitar went to his backhand and slid a shot past Pekka Rinne for the game- winner.
Slava Voynov netted the lone Kings goal in regulation while Jonathan Quick stopped 34-of-35 shots between the pipes. Los Angeles improved to 4-0 beyond regulation, including three wins in shootouts.
Matt Cullen scored for Nashville, which saw its two-game winning streak come to an end.
Rinne had 29 saves in defeat.