San Jose faces Nashville on 4-game skid
Nashville, Tennessee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose looks to break its four-game losing streak with a win against Nashville.
The Predators are 8-7-3 in Western Conference games. Nashville is eighth in the league averaging 5.6 assists per game, led by Roman Josi with 0.6.
The Sharks are 7-5-0 against opponents from the Pacific Division. San Jose averages 11.8 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the league. Evander Kane leads the team serving 56 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Nov. 9, San Jose won 2-1.
Kane leads the Sharks with 13 goals and has 24 points. Logan Couture has six goals and one assist over the last 10 games for San Jose.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 5-4-1, averaging 2.3 goals, four assists, four penalties and 11.5 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
Predators: 4-4-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.7 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .884 save percentage.
Predators Injuries: Mikael Granlund: day to day (lower body).
Sharks Injuries: None listed.