NASHVILLE, TN - The Minnesota Wild lost 2-3 in last (Saturday) night's game against the Nashville Predators.

James Neal's goal 8:06 into the second period gave the Predators a three-goal lead. Minnesota fought back with goals from Zach Parise and Jason Zucker but it wasn't enough to beat the predators.

Next the Wild return home to face the Dallas Stars at 7 p.m.