MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wild start Olympic break with win over Nashville
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota forward Nino Niederreiter scored the winning goal 2:16 into overtime to lift the Wild past the Predators 3-2 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul last night. Jonas Brodin and Zach Parise both scored in the first period for the Wild, who have won two in-a-row after a two-game skid. Darcy Kuemper kicked aside 16 of the 18 shots he faced in the victory. Craig Smith scored twice for Nashville, which has picked up at least a point in four straight.