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Nashville Predators Western Conference Central Division
Matchup Preview • Nas vs. Pit
Season Overview
Nashville Predators Pittsburgh Penguins
34-22 (9) Season Record (NHL Rk) 31-21 (11)
2 Division Rank 4
4 Conference Rank 7
19-11 Home Record 17-11
15-11 Away Record 14-10
9-7 Division Record 9-7
17-16-2 Conference Record 15-13-6
186 Goals For 206
160 Goals Against 184
Lost 1 Streak Won 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 199.4
Age Average 28.0
Oldest Pekka Rinne (36)
Youngest Kevin Fiala (22)
Rookies 0
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 11
Free agency 7
Waivers 0
Trades 8
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 5892 games
GP Defensemen 3902 games
GP Goalies 681 games
Team Totals 11018 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 196.0
Age Average 27.5
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Jared McCann (22)
Rookies 4
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 8
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6536 games
GP Defensemen 2913 games
GP Goalies 187 games
Team Totals 9636 games
Injuries
Rinaldo, Zac Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Salomaki, Miikka Upper body injury injured reserve
Watson, Austin Suspended by NHL
Injuries
Czuczman, Kevin Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Maatta, Olli Upper body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Viktor Arvidsson - 26
Assists Ryan Johansen - 42
Points Ryan Johansen - 53
Wins Pekka Rinne - 20
Plus/minus Mattias Ekholm - 24
Pen. minutes Cody McLeod - 67
Team Leaders
Goals Jake Guentzel - 28
Assists Sidney Crosby - 47
Points Sidney Crosby - 72
Wins Matt Murray - 17
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 27
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 63
Who's Hot?
Viktor Arvidsson (RW) 6 pts in last 6 GP
P.K. Subban (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Kevin Fiala (RW) 4 pts in last 13 GP
Dan Hamhuis (D) 0 pts in last 29 GP
Juuse Saros (G) 0-1-1, 5.00, .873 in last 2 GPI
Colton Sissons (C) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Who's Hot?
Zach Aston-Reese (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Nick Bjugstad (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Brian Dumoulin (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Jake Guentzel (LW) 26 pts in last 26 GP
Phil Kessel (LW) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Kris Letang (D) 6 pts in last 4 GP
Matt Murray (G) 2-1-0, 2.63, .939 in last 3 GPI
Marcus Pettersson (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Justin Schultz (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Casey DeSmith (G) 2-4-1, 4.13, .882 in last 8 GPI
Patric Hornqvist (RW) 0 pts in last 12 GP
Dominik Simon (LW) 0 pts in last 7 GP