A good first period for the Wings, Athanasiou with the only goal.
Nashville came out in the second period and scored 4 goals in 5:36 then Bernier replaced Howard. The Predators scored late in the period to lead 5-1 after 40 minutes.
Nashville added another goal in the third to make the final score 6-1.
Athanasiou goal, a few other things and Detroit stats are below.
Next game on Wednesday in NYC against the Rangers, 8pm ET start on NBCSN.