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Predators look to keep win streak alive, host the Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens (23-28-10, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Nashville Predators (35-25-2, fourth in the Central Division)

Nashville, Tennessee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators are looking to prolong an eight-game win streak with a victory against the Montreal Canadiens.

Nashville is 17-15-0 at home and 35-25-2 overall. The Predators have gone 17-9-0 in games they convert at least one power play.

Montreal is 23-28-10 overall and 11-12-7 in road games. The Canadiens are eighth in the league serving 10.3 penalty minutes per game.

The teams square off Tuesday for the second time this season. The Predators won the previous matchup 2-1. Cody Glass scored three goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Filip Forsberg has 29 goals and 33 assists for the Predators. Thomas Novak has scored four goals with five assists over the past 10 games.

Cole Caufield has scored 19 goals with 29 assists for the Canadiens. Nicholas Suzuki has eight goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 8-2-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.6 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

Canadiens: 2-6-2, averaging three goals, 5.1 assists, 4.4 penalties and 11.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Predators: None listed.

Canadiens: Kirby Dach: out for season (knee), Christian Dvorak: out (pectoral), Jayden Struble: day to day (lower body), Rafael Harvey-Pinard: out (lower-body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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