Nashville Predators will meet home team Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night 19th November, which will begin at 07:30pm ET in Detroit.
Both the teams are clashing for the first time in 2013-14 seasons. Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings have played four games last season and Wings clinches victory in three of their four games between the former division rivals in 2012-13 seasons. Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings considered as biggest rivals in the NHL League and both the teams are likely to play only couple of times in a year.
Smith has showed outstanding performance to led Nashville in its blowout victory against Chicago for scoring a goal and two assists. Pavel Datsyuk has four goals in his last three games for Detroit.
Nashville’s left wing Eric Nystrom, who had sustained upper-body injury, he is expecting to come back into team’s line-up against Detroit. Goalie Pekka Rinne has been suffering from hip infection and he will be out of the team until late December.
Defenseman Brendan Smith is likely to return back into Detroit Red Wings lineup, while center Stephen Weiss and right wing Daniel Alfredsson are both suffering from groin injuries and placed on injury reserve.