Winnipeg plays Nashville, looks to stop home losing streak
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Winnipeg plays Nashville looking to break its five-game home skid.
The Jets are 15-8-3 against Western Conference opponents. Winnipeg averages just 3.0 penalties per game, the least in the league. Dmitry Kulikov leads the team averaging 0.4.
The Predators are 12-9-4 in Western Conference play. Nashville averages 9.5 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the NHL. Austin Watson leads the team serving 49 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Nov. 19, Winnipeg won 2-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 4-4-2, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .886 save percentage.
Jets: 4-4-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game with a .895 save percentage.
INJURIES: Jets: None listed.
Predators: Dante Fabbro: day to day (upper-body).