Nashville visits Tampa Bay after the shootout win

Nashville Predators (4-3-0, third in Central Division) versus Tampa Bay Lightning (3-1-1, fifth in Central Division)

Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Nashville visits the Tampa Bay Lightning after the Predators beat Chicago 2-1 in a shootout.

Tampa Bay went 43-21-6 overall and 18-5-1 in division games during the 2019-20 season. The Lightning scored a total of 243 goals averaging 3.5 per game last season.

Nashville went 35-26-8 overall and 12-7-1 in division games during the 2019-20 season. The Predators averaged 3.1 goals and 5.1 assists per game last season.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Lightning: Erik Cernak: day in and day out (unknown), Mitchell Stephens: out (knee).

Predators: None listed.


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