Brian Willsie and Michael Cammalleri added goals for the Kings (19-30-9), who have the worst record in the Western Conference. Sean Burke made 21 saves.
Dan Hamhuis scored for Nashville, the West's top team. The loss snapped the Predators" franchise-record, eight-game home-winning streak. The Kings, who own the NHL's worst road record (8-18-2), are 2-0-3 in their last five games.