Edmonton Oilers (17-14-1, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Nashville Predators (12-12-4, sixth in the Central Division)
Nashville, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators aim to end a six-game losing streak when they play the Edmonton Oilers.
Nashville has a 12-12-4 record overall and a 7-5-2 record in home games. The Predators have conceded 86 goals while scoring 69 for a -17 scoring differential.
Edmonton has an 8-6-0 record on the road and a 17-14-1 record overall. The Oilers have a 17-5-1 record when scoring at least three goals.
Monday’s game is the sixth time these teams meet this season. The Oilers won 6-3 in the last meeting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Roman Josi has six goals and 17 assists for the Predators. Ryan Johansen has scored three goals with two assists over the past 10 games.
Leon Draisaitl has 21 goals and 33 assists for the Oilers. Connor McDavid has 11 goals and 12 assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 3-5-2, averaging 1.9 goals, three assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 7.6 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
INJURIES: Predators: Ryan McDonagh: out (upper-body), Mark Borowiecki: out (upper body), Alexandre Carrier: out (upper-body).
Oilers: Evander Kane: out (wrist), Warren Foegele: out (undisclosed), Oscar Klefbom: out (shoulder), Mike Smith: out (undisclosed), Philip Broberg: day to day (undisclosed), Ryan McLeod: out (undisclosed).
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