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Gaudreau and the Flames visit the Predators

April 25, 2022 GMT

Calgary Flames (49-20-10, first in the Pacific) vs. Nashville Predators (44-29-6, fourth in the Central)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary into a matchup with Nashville. He’s third in the NHL with 111 points, scoring 39 goals and recording 72 assists.

The Predators are 29-15-3 in conference matchups. Nashville is seventh in the Western Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game, led by Matt Duchene with 41.

The Flames are 29-13-5 against conference opponents. Calgary averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Milan Lucic leads the team serving 77 total minutes.

In their last meeting on April 19, Nashville won 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alexandre Carrier leads the Predators with a plus-24 in 74 games this season. Duchene has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.

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Gaudreau leads the Flames with 72 total assists and has 111 points. Matthew Tkachuk has eight goals over the last 10 games for Calgary.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 4-4-2, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .887 save percentage.

Flames: 8-1-1, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

INJURIES: Predators: Jeremy Lauzon: out (undisclosed).

Flames: None listed.

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