Preds close out home schedule against desperate Stars…
G Pekka Rinne has missed 1 game with an illness & is questionable for tonight Vs Dallas. F Colin Wilson has been listed as a healthy scratch for the past couple games as he recovers from a groin strain.
The bottom line…
The Nashville Predators are 46-26-8 (100 Pts) with 2 games remaining and sit 3rd in The Central Division, 7 Pts behind St Louis (2 GR) & 1 Pt behind Detroit (2 GR).
-In the Western Conference the Predators are in 5th, with the chase pack: 6 Chicago (98 Pts 2 GR), 7 Phoenix (93 Pts 2 GR) & 8 San Jose (92 Pts GR 2), 9 Dallas (89 2 GR).
-The Predators complete the final home stand of the year tonight Vs Dallas 7CT.
-F Alex Radulov has recorded 6 points in 7 games since returning from the KHL.
-F Patric Hornqvist leads the Preds in goals scored with 25; Mike Fisher has 24.
-F Martin Erat & D Ryan Suter are tied for team lead on the Preds with 39 Assists.
-F Martin Erat leads the Preds in overall scoring with 58 points (career high).
-F Jordin Tootoo leads the Preds in penalty minutes with 92 & D Shea Weber leads the team in hits with 176.
-G Pekka Rinne leads the NHL in wins with 42 & has now played in 71 games (previous high 64 last season).
Leg-watch 500- With 2A Vs Chicago, David Legwand now has 500 points (franchise scoring leader) in his career (187 G 313 A) with the Predators.