Predators vs Jets Preview (Game 55)

The Nashville Predators (23-23-8) will wrap up their west coast swing on Tuesday night in Winnipeg to play division rival Jets (25-24-5) in their fourth meeting of the regular season.   

 

TV/RADIO COVERAGE

Nashville: 102.5 The Game, FS-TN

Winnipeg: TSN-Jets

Live Stream:  http://livetv.sx/en/eventinfo/195736_nashville_winnipeg/

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SEASON SERIES

This is their fourth of five regular season games.  The Predators lead the season series 2-1.

LINE UP NEWS

Starting Goaltenders:

 

Name

W

L

OT

GAA

SV%

Ondrej Pavelec

16

20

4

2.97

.902

Carter Hutton

11

8

2

2.85

.906

Nashville Injuries: G Pekka Rinne (IR,Hip), F Matt Cullen (day to day; upper body), F Viktor Stalberg (day to day; upper body)

Winnipeg Injuries: D Grant Clitsome (IR; back), D Paul Postma (IR; blood clot), F Matt Halischuk (IR; forearm), F Jim Slater (IR; sports hernia)

Projected Nashville Scratches:  Mattias Ekholm

Projected Winnipeg Scratches:  Eric Tangradi, James Wright,  Zach Redmond

PROJECTED LINES

Nashville


Beck – Fisher – Hornqvist

Spaling – Legwand – Smith

Bourque – Gaustad – Nystrom

Clune – Wilson – Sissons

Josi – Weber

Del Zotto – Jones

Bartley – Ellis

Hutton

Dubnyk

 

Winnipeg

Ladd – Little – Frolik

Kane – Scheifele – Wheeler

Setoguchi – Jokinen – Byfuglien

Thorburn – O’Dell – Peluso

Bogosian – Enstrom

Stuart – Trouba

Pardy – Ellerby

Pavelec

Montoya


PLAYERS TO WATCH

Nashville:   D Ryan Ellis is really coming into his own as a NHL defenseman.  He has climbed to a +4 on a team that struggles to score goals.   

 

Winnipeg: F Bryan Little has three goals and seven assists in his past eight games.

 

Who scores the first goal of the game for Predators? Win a Preds player t-shirt, info here.

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