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02-01-2009, 01:06 AM
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"Delusions of Adequacy" - 2.1.09 - Nashville @ Edmonton



Previous Meetings:
October 30, 2008 - Nashville 3 vs. Edmonton 1 - Shea Weber notched a goal and an assist and Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for his first win of the season to propel the Predators past the Oilers.
December 28, 2008 - Edmonton 5 vs. Nashville 2 - Erik Cole scored and added two assists as nine Oilers recorded a point (four had multi-point games) to give them the edge at Rexall Place.

Nashville Predators (21-24-3, 45pts, 4th Central, 14th West)

About Nashville
Last Game: Calgary 3 vs. Nashville 1
Last Ten Games: 4-6-0
Away Record: 9-15-2
OT/Shootout Record: 5-3
Win/Loss Streak: LOST 1
Goals For: 117
Goals Against: 140
Power Play: 14.4%, 28th
Away Power Play: 14.3%, 23rd
Penalty Kill: 83.9%, 6th
Away Penalty Kill: 81.5%, 13th

Nashville Team Leaders
Goals: Jason Arnott, 16
Asssits: Jean-Pierre Dumont, 26
Points: Dumont, 36 (10g+26a)
Power Play Goals: Arnott/Shea Weber, 6
Power Play Scoring: Dumont, 13 (2g+11a)
Short-Handed Goals: David Legwand, 2
Short-Handed Scoring: Legwand, 3 (2g+1a)
Shots: Weber, 146
Shooting Percentage: Martin Erat, 13.5%
Plus-Minus: Weber, +6
Penalty Minutes: Jordin Tootoo, 90
Hits: Weber, 107
Blocked Shots: Zanon, 138
Giveaways: Dumont, 33
Takeaways: Dan Hamhuis, 37
Turnover Differential: Joel Ward, +20
Faceoffs Won: Arnott, 311
Faceoff Percentage: Radek Bonk, 61.0%
Time On Ice: Ryan Suter, 23:40
Wins: Pekka Rinne, 11-8-0
Minutes Played: Dan Ellis, 1664
Goals Against Average: Rinne, 2.40
Save Percentage: Rinne, .914
Shutouts: Rinne, 4

Nashville Fun Fact: The Predators have only played once on Super Bowl Sunday prior to tonight's game - January 31, 1999, against the Phoenix Coyotes.

Nashville Player to Watch:
Shea Weber has 3 points (2g+1a) in 2 games played against the Oilers this season and 9 points (5g+4a) in 9 games all-time.

Nashville Reason to Worry: The Oilers are 3-0-0 in afternoon games this season, outscoring their opponents 12-7 in those three games.

Nashville Injury Report
Jordin Tootoo (Upper Body, Questionable)
Alexander Sulzer (Upper Body, Out)
Scott Nichol (Concussion, Out)
Greg De Vries (Concussion, Questionable)

Nashville Projected Lineup



Edmonton Oilers (25-20-3, 53pts, 2nd Northwest, 6th West)

About Edmonton
Last Game: Edmonton 3 vs. Minnesota 1
Last Ten Games: 6-4-0
Home Record: 12-9-3
OT/Shootout Record: 3-3
Win/Loss Streak: WON 1
Goals For: 137
Goals Against: 149
Power Play: 17.8%, 17th
Home Power Play: 15.0%, 25th
Penalty Kill: 75.8%, 28th
Home Penalty Kill: 74.2%, 28th

Edmonton Team Leaders
Goals: Ales Hemsky, 15
Asssits: Hemsky, 27
Points: Hemsky, 42 (15g+27a)
Power Play Goals: Sheldon Souray, 7
Power Play Scoring: Hemsky, 20 (2g+18a)
Short-Handed Goals: Souray/Ethan Moreau, 1
Short-Handed Scoring: Four Tied at 1
Shots: Souray, 154
Shooting Percentage: Andrew Cogliano, 15.8%
Plus-Minus: Shawn Horcoff, +6
Penalty Minutes: Zach Stortini, 111
Hits: Erik Cole, 91
Blocked Shots: Steve Staios, 98
Giveaways: Souray, 48
Takeaways: Horcoff, 34
Turnover Differential: Cole, +10
Faceoffs Won: Horcoff, 557-502
Faceoff Percentage: Horcoff, 52.6%
Time On Ice: Souray, 24:23
Wins: Dwayne Roloson, 16-10-3
Minutes Played: Roloson, 1695
Goals Against Average: Roloson, 2.76
Save Percentage: Roloson, .912
Shutouts: Roloson, 1

Edmonton Fun Fact: The Oilers are one of only two clubs to have played less than 10 overtime games this season (the other is Phoenix, 1-5).

Edmonton Player to Watch: Ales Hemsky has seven points (5g+2a) in four games since returning from injury. He has five points (2g+3a) in three afternoon games this season.

Edmonton Reason to Worry: Nashville goaltenders Dan Ellis and Pekka Rinne are a combined 5-1-0 against the Oilers. Ellis has a 2.66 GAA and .911 save percentage, while Rinne has a 1.36 GAA and .964 save percentage.

Edmonton Injury Report
Fernando Pisani (Ankle, Out)
Sam Gagner (Ankle, Out)

Edmonton Projected Lineup




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