Game Preview: Preds vs Oilers…
F Paul Gaustad has missed the last 2 games after suffering an upper body injury. D Roman Josi missed the entire 4 game road trip, but could return to lineup tonight. F Colin Wilson missed the last 2 games with a mild groin strain.
The bottom line…
The Nashville Predators are 42-22-8 (92 Pts) with 10 games remaining and sit 2nd in The Central Division, 8 Pts behind St Louis (9 GR).
-In the Western Conference the Predators are in 4th, with the chase pack: 5 Detroit (92 Pts 9 GR), 6 Chicago (88 PTS 9 GR), 7 Phoenix (83 9 GR), 8 Colorado (83 8 GR) & 9 LA (82 10 GR).
-The Predators next head out to Pittsburgh on Thursday 6 CT before before returning home Sat Vs Winnipeg 6 CT
-F Patric Hornqvist & Mike Fisher lead the team in Goals with 23.
-F Martin Erat leads the team in Assists with 38 & Points with 56 (1 pt short of tying career high).
-F Jordin Tootoo leads the team with 87 PiM’s, D Shea Weber leads team in Hits with 158.
-G Pekka Rinne is tied for most wins in the NHL with 39.
Leg-watch 500- With 1 Goal & 1 Assist Vs Anaheim on Sunday, David Legwand now has 494 points in his career (185G 309 A) with the Predators.