Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
Nashville has a 13-7-3 record at home and a 22-18-6 record overall. The Predators have a -8 scoring differential, with 127 total goals scored and 135 conceded.
New Jersey has an 18-2-2 record on the road and a 30-12-4 record overall. The Devils have a 28-4-4 record when scoring at least three goals.
The matchup Thursday is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Predators won 4-3 in overtime in the previous meeting.
LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 6-4-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.7 assists, 4.8 penalties and 11.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.
Devils: 8-1-1, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.7 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
INJURIES: Predators: Mark Borowiecki: out (upper body).
The Associated Press