Saturday, November 26, 2022

Panthers play hunters, looking for 7th straight win

Florida Panthers (50-15-6, first in the Atlantic) vs. Nashville Predators (41-25-4, fourth in the middle)

Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT

fanduel sportsbook Line: Predators +111, Panthers -133; more / less 6.5 . is

Bottom line: Florida will look to lengthen their six-game winning streak with a win over Nashville.

The Hunters are 22-11-0 at home. Nashville is sixth in the Western Conference, averaging 3.3 goals and 5.9 assists, recording 9.2 points per game.

The Panthers are 20-9-6 in the road game. Florida ranks first in the Eastern Conference with 7.1 assists per game, led by Jonathan Huberdeau with an average of 1.1.

In their last meeting on February 22, Nashville won 6–4. Tanner Jeannot scored a team-high two goals for the Predators in the win.

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Top Performer: Filip Forsberg leads the Predators with 38 goals, including 32 assists and 70 total points. Roman Josie has made 16 assists in the last 10 games for Nashville.

Mackenzie Weiger leads the Panthers this season with more than 36 in 71 games. Alexander Barkov has scored eight goals in his last 10 appearances for Florida.

Last 10 games: Predators: 6-4-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 7.4 assists, 5.3 penalties and 14.5 penalty minutes while dropping 3.5 goals per game with .903 saving percentage.

Panthers: 9-1-0, averaging 4.6 goals, 7.7 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while conceding 3.2 goals per game with .882 save percentage.

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Injuries: Hunter: Michael McCarron: Outside (upper body).

Panthers: Noel Akiari: out (upper body), Jonas Johansson: out (Covid-19), Marcus Nutiwara: out (undisclosed).


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