The Predators have been playing great on the season and for the longest time were not beaten on the road. However, the Predators coming into this game here are going to face a Flyers team that is going to have a new head coach leading the team. What else could hurt the Predators in this game is the fact they have been battling some injuries.
The Predators have been led in the scoring by Ryan Johansen who has put in a total of 29 points of which 24 have been assist. The Predators have managed to rely on Filip Forsberg to get the team lead in goals with 14.
The Flyers finally broke a losing streak in the last game by beating the Red Wings. However, the Flyers did have a lot of battles to get the victory in that game and it definitely will prove to be difficult for the Flyers to continue to play at that high of a level. The Flyers before that game had dropped 4 games straight in games they were not even really competitive in.
The Flyers on the year have relied on Claude Giroux to lead the teams in points with 39 points. Giroux also leads in assist with 28. The leading goal scorer for the Flyers is Sean Couturier who has put in a total of 13 goals.