Arizona takes on Nashville in Central Division action

Fri, Jan 19, 2024
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Arizona takes on Nashville in Central Division action

Nashville Predators (25-19-1, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (21-19-3, fifth in the Central Division)

Tempe, Arizona; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators visit the Arizona Coyotes in a matchup within the Central Division Saturday.

Arizona is 7-6-1 against the Central Division and 21-19-3 overall. The Coyotes have a -1 scoring differential, with 127 total goals scored and 128 allowed.

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Nashville is 25-19-1 overall and 8-4-0 against the Central Division. The Predators have a 13-7-0 record when scoring a power-play goal.

The teams match up Saturday for the second time this season. The Coyotes won 7-5 in the last meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Matias Maccelli has seven goals and 22 assists for the Coyotes. Sean Durzi has two goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Colton Sissons has scored 12 goals with 10 assists for the Predators. Gustav Nyquist has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 4-5-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.4 assists, 5.6 penalties and 14.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Predators: 6-3-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Vladislav Kolyachonok: out (lower body), Bryan Little: out for season (upper body), Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Nick Schmaltz: day to day (undisclosed), Barrett Hayton: out (upper body), Travis Boyd: out for season (pectoral), Shea Weber: out (ankle).

Predators: Tyson Barrie: day to day (upper body).


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