Nashville (3rd - Central) at Buffalo (7th - Atlantic)

Matchup Details
Tue, Feb 28 - KeyBank Center
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Nashville 31-22-6-328-34-3719-7-5-212-15-1-134-24
Buffalo 26-26-5-538-24-21015-11-2-211-15-3-326-30
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Nashville
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWC. McLeod
Out indefinitely
Lower Body
02/21/17
McLeod has been designated for injured reserve as he is battling an injury to his lower body and remains without a definitive timetable for a recovery.
RWM. Salomaki
Out indefinitely
Lower Body
12/14/16
Salomaki is dealing with a lower-body injury and is recovering while on the injured reserve list. It is unclear how much time he will be forced to miss.
Buffalo
PPlayerStatusNotes
GR. Lehner
Ques Tues
Upper Body
02/26/17
Lehner missed the last game with an upper-body injury and his status for Tuesday's game against the Predators is uncertain.
LWW. Carrier
I-R
Knee
02/26/17
Carrier has been placed on the injured reserve with a knee injury.
CJ. Larsson
out for season
Wrist
01/11/17
Larsson is expected to miss the remainder of the season as he has been placed on the injured reserve list after having surgery to repair a dislocated wrist and an elbow injury.
CC. McCormick
out for season
Illness
10/17/16
McCormick has not played since the mid-way part of the 2015-2016 season due to blood clots in his calf muscle. He is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season as well.
NEWS

Covers Preview - Filip Forsberg and the Nashville Predators are loaded with confidence these days and they'll try for their sixth straight victory in Buffalo against the Sabres on Tuesday. Forsberg, the NHL's First Star of the Week, scored in Sunday's 5-4 victory over Edmonton to give him eight goals in his last four games and help Nashville increase its lead to four points over St. Louis for third place in the Central Division and seven on ninth-place Los Angeles in the Western Conference.

 
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