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Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves as Wild beat Predators 4-2, Predators' 4th home regulation loss

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat Nashville 4-2 Thursday night, handing the Predators only their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season.

Devan Dubnyk also made 27 saves as he improved to 14-3-2 since being acquired by Minnesota in mid-January. With the win, the Wild moved back into the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference.

Erik Haula and Kyle Brodziak also scored for Minnesota.

Mike Fisher had a goal and an assist, Craig Smith had a goal and Matt Cullen added two assists for Nashville. The Predators snapped a six-game winning streak and now are 26-4-1 at home this season.

Nashville coach Peter Laviolette pulled goalie Pekka Rinne with 3 minutes left, but Niederreiter sealed the win with an empty netter with 1:39 remaining.

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