Predators face the Stars on 3-game losing streak
Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nashville looks to end its three-game losing streak with a win against Dallas.
The Predators have gone 10-7-1 against division opponents. Nashville has scored 35 power-play goals, converting on 16.2% of chances.
The Stars are 12-7-3 against opponents from the Central Division. Dallas has given up 41 power-play goals, killing 80.4% of opponent chances.
In their last meeting on Jan. 1, Dallas won 4-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 5-2-3, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.4 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.
Predators: 5-4-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.
INJURIES: Predators: Dan Hamhuis: day to day (lower-body).
Stars: None listed.