Predators visit the Oilers following shutout win
Edmonton, Alberta; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Edmonton Oilers host Nashville after the Predators shut out Winnipeg 1-0. Juuse Saros earned the victory in the net for Nashville after recording 28 saves.
The Oilers are 10-12-3 against Western Conference opponents. Edmonton has given up 23 power-play goals, killing 82.7% of opponent chances.
The Predators are 13-9-4 in Western Conference play. Nashville averages 9.4 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the league. Austin Watson leads the team serving 49 total minutes.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 5-4-1, averaging 3.1 goals, five assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
Oilers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.6 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .890 save percentage.
INJURIES: Oilers: None listed.
Predators: Dante Fabbro: day to day (upper-body).