Rolston scores shootout winner as Wild earn 7-6 win over Predators

Rolston scored in the second extra round of the tiebreaker after Nashville’s Paul Kariya squandered a chance to win the game with a penalty shot with 38 seconds left in overtime. After Rolston’s goal gave the Wild a 3-2 lead in the shootout, Josef Vasicek couldn’t find the net.

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The Predators scored three goals in each of the first two periods, but the Wild responded with five goals of their own over the final 40 minutes.