Predators bring win streak into game against the Red Wings

Fri, Mar 22, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Predators bring win streak into game against the Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings (36-28-6, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Nashville Predators (41-25-4, fourth in the Central Division)

Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 5 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators will attempt to continue a four-game win streak with a victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

Nashville has gone 19-15-1 at home and 41-25-4 overall. The Predators have a 19-9-1 record when scoring a power-play goal.

Detroit has a 15-17-1 record on the road and a 36-28-6 record overall. The Red Wings are 34-12-3 in games they score three or more goals.

Saturday's game is the second time these teams match up this season. The Red Wings won 5-4 in overtime in the last meeting. Andrew Copp led the Red Wings with two goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: Roman Josi has 18 goals and 53 assists for the Predators. Filip Forsberg has 10 goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Alex DeBrincat has 23 goals and 34 assists for the Red Wings. Shayne Gostisbehere has one goal and seven assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 8-0-2, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.3 assists, three penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game.

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Red Wings: 3-7-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.9 assists, 4.4 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 4.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Predators: Spencer Stastney: out (upper-body), Jeremy Lauzon: out (lower body), Dante Fabbro: out (upper-body).

Red Wings: Jake Walman: day to day (lower body), Ville Husso: out (lower-body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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