Nashville puts home win streak on the line against Calgary
Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Nashville hosts Calgary trying to extend its three-game home winning streak.
The Predators are 6-2-0 in Western Conference games. Nashville ranks third in the league shooting 11.9% and averaging 4.0 goals on 33.5 shots per game.
The Flames are 2-3-1 against opponents from the Pacific Division. Calgary averages 10.9 penalty minutes per game, the fourth-most in the league. Milan Lucic leads the team serving 26 total minutes.
The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 4-5-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.6 assists, four penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Predators: 7-2-1, averaging four goals, 6.3 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
Predators Injuries: Filip Forsberg: day to day (lower body).
Flames Injuries: None listed.