Larkin’s OT goal lifts Red Wings over Predators

Dylan Larkin scored with 26 seconds remaining in overtime to give the host Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Friday. That was Larkin’s fourth overtime game-winner this season, and it snapped the Wings’ six-game winless streak.Larkin received a Filip Hronek pass at center ice, then weaved through the defense before depositing a backhander past Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne.Thomas Vanek scored in his 1,000th career game for Detroit. Andreas Athanasiou and Tyler Bertuzzi also scored while Jimmy Howard stopped 27 shots.P.K. Subban, Craig Smith and Ryan Johansen scored for the Predators.Nashville was up 1-0 after the first period.Subban scored his third goal this season when he ripped a shot from the right point that deflected off a stick and fluttered over Howard’s right shoulder. Rocco Grimaldi and Mattias Ekholm received assists on the goal, which came at the 17:36 mark.The game was tied at 2-all after two periods.Smith scored his 12th goal off a rebound. He lifted a shot over Howard’s left shoulder after a Ryan Ellis blast from the point caromed to him. Roman Josi also was credited with an assist.