Nashville Predators (5-6, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Calgary Flames (3-7-1, sixth in the Pacific Division)
Calgary, Alberta; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators visit the Calgary Flames after Ryan O’Reilly’s hat trick against the Edmonton Oilers in the Predators’ 5-2 win.
Calgary has a 3-7-1 record overall and a 1-3-0 record in home games. The Flames have gone 3-1-0 in games they score at least three goals.
Nashville is 5-6 overall and 2-4-0 in road games. The Predators have an even scoring differential this season, scoring and allowing 32 goals.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.
TOP PERFORMERS: Elias Lindholm has two goals and six assists for the Flames. Andrew Mangiapane has scored two goals and added two assists over the last 10 games.
O’Reilly has seven goals and four assists for the Predators. Filip Forsberg has two goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 2-7-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.1 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.
Predators: 5-5-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
INJURIES: Flames: Oliver Kylington: out (undisclosed), Kevin Rooney: out (shoulder), Adam Ruzicka: day to day (shoulder), Jakob Pelletier: out (shoulder).
Predators: Ryan McDonagh: day to day (lower body), Cody Glass: out (lower body), Luke Schenn: out (lower-body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.