Gaudreau and the Flames visit the Predators

April 25, 2022 GMT

Calgary Flames (49-20-10, first in the Pacific) vs. Nashville Predators (44-29-6, fourth in the Central)

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

BOTTOM LINE: Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary into a matchup with Nashville. He’s third in the NHL with 111 points, scoring 39 goals and recording 72 assists.

The Predators are 29-15-3 in conference matchups. Nashville is seventh in the Western Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game, led by Matt Duchene with 41.

The Flames are 29-13-5 against conference opponents. Calgary averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Milan Lucic leads the team serving 77 total minutes.

In their last meeting on April 19, Nashville won 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alexandre Carrier leads the Predators with a plus-24 in 74 games this season. Duchene has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.


Gaudreau leads the Flames with 72 total assists and has 111 points. Matthew Tkachuk has eight goals over the last 10 games for Calgary.

LAST 10 GAMES: Predators: 4-4-2, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .887 save percentage.

Flames: 8-1-1, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

INJURIES: Predators: Jeremy Lauzon: out (undisclosed).

Flames: None listed.


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