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Washington takes road win streak into matchup with Nashville

February 14, 2022 GMT

Washington Capitals (26-15-9, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Nashville Predators (28-16-4, third in the Central)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Washington hits the road against Nashville trying to continue its three-game road winning streak.

The Predators have gone 14-8-0 in home games. Nashville ranks seventh in the Western Conference recording 8.5 points per game, averaging 3.1 goals and 5.4 assists.

The Capitals have gone 14-5-4 away from home. Washington is 10th in the league with 31.4 shots per game and is averaging 3.2 goals.

In their last matchup on Dec. 29, Washington won 5-3. John Carlson recorded a team-high 4 points for the Capitals.

TOP PERFORMERS: Roman Josi leads the Predators with 47 points, scoring 13 goals and collecting 34 assists. Filip Forsberg has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.

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Alex Ovechkin leads the Capitals with 29 goals and has 60 points. Nicklas Backstrom has four goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 4-4-2, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 5.3 penalties and 15.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

Capitals: 4-6-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

INJURIES: Predators: Thomas Novak: out (health protocols), Matt Benning: day to day (lower body).

Capitals: Michal Kempny: out (health protocols), Alex Ovechkin: out (health protocols).

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