Nashville, Tennessee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
Nashville has an 8-6-3 record at home and a 15-14-6 record overall. The Predators are 6-5-5 when they commit more penalties than their opponent.
Montreal is 15-19-3 overall and 8-10-3 in road games. The Canadiens rank fifth in NHL play with 172 total penalties (averaging 4.6 per game).
Tuesday's game is the first time these teams square off this season.
Kirby Dach has five goals and 18 assists for the Canadiens. Caufield has scored five goals over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 3-3-4, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.7 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Canadiens: 2-7-1, averaging 1.7 goals, three assists, 5.5 penalties and 14.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.
Canadiens: Sean Monahan: out (foot), Carey Price: out (knee), Emil Heineman: out (thumb), Kaiden Guhle: out (leg), David Savard: out (upper-body), Brendan Gallagher: out (lower-body), Paul Byron: out (hip), Michael Matheson: out (lower-body).
The Associated Press