The Predators host the Avalanche in Nashville for the first time since the divisional rivals met in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Nashville (17-6-1) topped the Avalanche, 4-1, at Pepsi Center on Nov. 7. The Predators have beaten the Avalanche each of the last 11 times the clubs have met, Cheap Nashville Predators Jerseys not including Nashville’s first-round victory over Colorado earlier in the calendar year.
The Avalanche (13-6-4) have points in seven consecutive games (6-0-1) and possess the NHL’s top line, featuring top scorers, Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon.
Nashville held an optional morning skate on Tuesday. Below is a projected lineup based on Sunday’s game against Anaheim:
Filip Forsberg – Ryan Johansen – Austin Watson
Kevin Fiala – Calle Jarnkrok – Craig Smith
Colton Sissons – Nick Bonino – Ryan Hartman
Zac Rinaldo – Frederick Gaudreau – Miikka Salomaki
Roman Josi – Ryan Ellis
Dan Hamhuis – Mattias Ekholm
Matt Irwin – Yannick Weber