Anze Kopitar scored the only goal of the shootout, lifting the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.

Slava Voynov scored for the Kings, who have won four of five.

Kopitar skated down the right side and elevated a backhand over the left shoulder of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne.

Matt Cullen scored his first goal with the Predators at 10:33 of the opening period for the early lead. Nashville finished a five-game homestand 3-2.