Winnipeg Jets (38-28-3, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Nashville Predators (34-25-7, fifth in the Central Division)
Nashville, TN; Saturday, 2 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Central Division foes collide when the Nashville Predators take on the Winnipeg Jets.
Nashville is 7-10-3 in Central Division games and 34-25-7 overall. The Predators are 24-7-3 in games where they score three or more goals.
Winnipeg is 38-28-3 overall with a 14-6-0 record against the Central Division. The Jets are 16-10-0 in games where they convert at least one power play.
Saturday’s game is the third time these teams have met this season. The Jets won 2-1 in overtime the previous game.
TOP PERFORMERS: Roman Josi has 18 goals and 41 assists for the Predators. Thomas Novak has scored five goals with five assists in the last 10 games.
Joshua Morrissey has 15 goals and 51 assists for the Jets. Nino Niederreiter has scored four goals and added three assists in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 6-3-1, averaged 2.5 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while allowing two goals per game.
Jets: 3-5-2, average of three goals, five assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.7 goals per game.
INJURIES: Predators: Mark Borowiecki: out (upper body), Juuso Parssinen: day to day (upper body), Filip Forsberg: out (upper body), Alexandre Carrier: out (upper body), Ryan McDonagh: day to day (upper body), Ryan Johansen: out (leg).
Jets: Pierre-Luc Dubois: day to day (lower body), Sam Gagner: out for the season (hip), Cole Perfetti: out (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.