Nashville plays Winnipeg, aims to break home losing streak
Nashville, Tennessee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nashville hosts Winnipeg looking to end its three-game home slide.
The Predators are 3-2-0 against opponents from the Central Division. Nashville ranks third in the NHL averaging 3.7 goals per game, led by Filip Forsberg with nine.
The Jets are 3-1-0 against Central Division teams. Winnipeg averages just 2.2 per game, the fewest in the league. Dmitry Kulikov leads them averaging 0.4.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Forsberg leads the Predators with nine goals, adding six assists and totaling 15 points. Roman Josi has totaled three goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 7-2-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.
Predators: 4-4-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .887 save percentage.
Predators Injuries: None listed.
Jets Injuries: None listed.