DETROIT - Nicklas Lidstrom and Johan Franzen each had two goals and an assist and the Detroit Red Wings got five power-play goals to beat the Nashville Predators 6-2 Wednesday night.
Henrik Zetterberg and Jiri Hudler added a goal and as assist each for Detroit, which broke a two-game losing streak. Ty Conklin made 23 saves. Steve Sullivan scored his first two goals in two years to account for Nashville's offence. Dan Ellis stopped 35 shots.
Lidstrom's first goal gave Detroit a 3-1 lead with 9:59 left in the second period. He scored on a slap shot from the left point.
Sullivan's second goal brought the Predators back to within 1 when he backhanded in a rebound.
Franzen restored the Red Wings' two-goal lead, flipping a backhand shot past Ellis from in front of the net.
Lidstrom got his second goal 1:08 into the third period, also on the power play, on a one-timer from the right face-off dot. Franzen got his second of the night - both on the power play - with 4:22 left.
Detroit led 2-1 after the first period.
Hudler opened the scoring with a power-play goal five minutes into the game as he reached the 20-goal plateau for the first time in his career. Hudler beat Ellis with a backhand shot from the slot.
Zetterberg made it 2-0 at 8:26 with another power-play goal when he put in his own rebound for his 21st goal.
Sullivan's power-play goal put Nashville on the board with just six seconds left in the opening period. His shot from the point went in off of Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk's stick and Andreas Lilja's leg.
Notes: It was Sullivan's first goal since coming back from a back injury, which had sidelined him since February, 2007. He returned on Jan. 10. ... The Red Wings were 5-for-6 on the power play.