Nashville Predators face the Tampa Bay Lightning
Nashville Predators (6-3-1, second in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (5-3-1, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Nashville Predators.
Tampa Bay went 62-16-4 overall and 32-7-2 at home in the 2018-19 season. The Lightning averaged 4.0 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes per game.
Nashville went 47-29-6 overall and 22-15-4 on the road during the 2018-19 season. Goalies for the Predators compiled a .914 save percentage while allowing 2.5 goals on 29.9 shots per game last season.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
Lightning Injuries: None listed.
Predators Injuries: Filip Forsberg: day to day (lower body).