The Wings controlled 17 1/2 minutes of the first period, then P.K Subban scored for Nashville.
The Predators scored early in the second to take 2-0 but the Wings fought back with goals from Athanasiou and Vanek.
Scored tied 2-2 after 40 minutes of play.
Tyler Bertuzzi scored with about 8 minutes left in the third period them Nashville tied it with an extra attacker on the ice with just over one minute to play.
On to OT tied 3-3.
Dylan Larkin scores with 26 ticks left in OT. Wings earned the win tonight.
Goals, the no-goal Nashville and stats are below