Predators vs Avalanche Preview (Game 50)

Newly acquired Devan Dubnyk will make his season debut tonight for the Predators (21-21-7) as they play host to division rival, the Colorado Avalanche (30-12-5) Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena.

 

 

 

TV/RADIO COVERAGE

Nashville: 102.5 The Game, FS-TN

Colorado: Altitude

Live Stream: http://livetv.sx/en/eventinfo/195667_colorado_nashville/

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SEASON SERIES

This is the third of five games between the two division rivals.  Colorado beat Nashville 3-1 on October 4th and Nashville beat Colorado 6-4 on November 6th.

LINE UP NEWS

Starting Goaltenders:

Name

W

L

OT

GAA

SV%

Semyon Varlamov

23

8

5

2.29

.929

Devan Dubnyk

11

17

2

3.36

.894

Nashville Injuries: G Pekka Rinne (IR,Hip) D Kevin Klein (day to day;illness)

Colorado Injuries: F P.A Parenteau (IR; knee), F Alex Tanguay (IR; knee), D Nate Guenin (IR; ankle) D Cory Sarich (IR; back) D David Van Der Gulik (IR; undisclosed)

Projected Nashville Scratches: D Kevin Klein

Projected Colorado Scratches: F Paul Stastny

PROJECTED LINES

Nashville


Wilson – Fisher – Hornqvist

Spaling – Legwand – Smith

Bourque – Cullen – Nystrom

Clune – Gaustad – Stalberg

Weber – Josi

Ekholm – Jones

Bartley – Ellis

Dubnyk

Hutton

 

Colorado

McGinn – Duchene – O’Reilly

Lankeskog – Mitchell – Mackinnon

McLeod – Cliche – Talbot

Stollery – Malone – Bordeleau

Hejdy – Johnson

Wilson – Barrie

Holden – Benoit

Varlamov

Giguere


PLAYERS TO WATCH

Nashville:   F David Legwand has 2 goals and 5 assists in his past 6 games.

Colorado: F Ryan O’Reilly has 15 points in his past 16 games.

 

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

 

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