Who to watch

DEREK VAN DIEST

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Dwayne Roloson, Oilers

Has only one regulation loss in his last seven starts in goal.

J.P. Dumont, Predators

Although he's not scoring goals at the same pace as he did last year, he currently leads the Predators with 29 points.

COMING IN

The Oilers, 16-14-3, beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on the road Friday. The Predators, 17-14-3, beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 at home on Friday.

GAME NOTES

Tonight is the second of four meetings between the teams this season. The Oilers lost the first encounter 3-1 in Nashville in October, their first of a season-long seven-game road trip. The win improved the Predators winning streak over the Oilers to nine games, dating back to the 2007-08 season ... The last time the Oilers defeated the Predators was March 5, 2006 ... The Oilers have scored six power-play goals in their last four games. Conversely, the Predators have not allowed a power-play goal in their last six games ... Predators defenceman Shea Weber leads the league with 11 goals from the blue line. Sheldon Souray has 10 so far.

HURT PARADE

Oilers: LW Steve MacIntyre (face), RW Fernando Pisani (ankle).

Predators: C Scott Nichol (concussion), RW Steve Sullivan (back).


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