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Josi and Nashville take on San Jose

April 11, 2022 GMT

San Jose Sharks (29-33-9, seventh in the Pacific) vs. Nashville Predators (41-26-5, fourth in the Central)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Roman Josi leads Nashville into a matchup against San Jose. He’s 10th in the NHL with 87 points, scoring 19 goals and totaling 68 assists.

The Predators are 26-13-2 against Western Conference opponents. Nashville serves 12.7 penalty minutes per game, the most in the Western Conference. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 128 total minutes.

The Sharks are 8-10-4 against opponents from the Pacific. San Jose averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Western Conference. Jeffrey Viel leads the team serving 100 total minutes.

In their last meeting on March 5, Nashville won 8-0. Michael McCarron recorded a team-high 4 points for the Predators.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josi leads the Predators with 87 points, scoring 19 goals and registering 68 assists. Matt Duchene has six goals over the last 10 games for Nashville.

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Alexander “Sasha” Chmelevski leads the Sharks with a plus-one in nine games this season. Timo Meier has 12 points over the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.8 assists, 5.2 penalties and 15.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

Sharks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.

INJURIES: Predators: Michael McCarron: out (upper body), Juuse Saros: day to day (illness).

Sharks: Kevin Labanc: out (shoulder).

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