DETROIT – Ville Koistinen and Jason Arnott scored in the shootout to complete the Nashville Predators ‘ comeback from a two-goal deficit and beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Thursday night.

Nashville tied the St. Louis Blues for the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference playoff race with a game left for the Predators. St. Louis has two games remaining.

Arnott also had a goal and an assist in regulation and Scott Nichol and Joel Ward scored for Nashville. Pekka Rinne stopped 23 shots.

Nicklas Lidstrom, Niklas Kronwall and Johan Franzen scored for Detroit and Henrik Zetterberg had two assists. Jiri Hudler scored in the shootout. Chris Osgood made 22 saves.

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