New York Islanders (3-2-1, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Nashville Predators (3-4-0, sixth in the Central)
Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 1:30 p.m. EDT
LINE: Predators -108, Islanders -112; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: New York visits Nashville after the Islanders shut out Vegas 2-0. Ilya Sorokin earned the victory in the net for New York after recording 42 saves.
Nashville finished 31-23-2 overall a season ago while going 18-10-0 at home. The Predators recorded 239 assists on 151 total goals last season.
New York finished 32-17-7 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 11-13-4 on the road. The Islanders scored 152 total goals last season, 27 on power plays and four shorthanded.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
INJURIES: Predators: David Rittich: out (covid-19).
Islanders: None listed.
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