Predators to host Draisaitl and the Oilers
Nashville, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton into a matchup against Nashville. He’s first in the NHL with 102 points, scoring 39 goals and totaling 63 assists.
The Predators are 18-15-5 in conference play. Nashville has scored 34 power-play goals, converting on 16.3% of chances.
The Oilers are 18-16-5 in conference play. Edmonton leads the NHL with 56 power-play goals, led by Draisaitl with 15.
In their last meeting on Feb. 8, Edmonton won 3-2. Draisaitl totaled two goals for the Oilers.
Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 39 goals and has 102 points. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has five goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
LAST 10 GAMES: Oilers: 5-3-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.
Predators: 6-3-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.
INJURIES: Predators: None listed.