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Weekly overview

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

Monday, Dec. 21

Predators 16 - 11 - 6

5th Central div. — 6th Western conf.

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville,
                                  8:00 p.m. EST

RDS, SNE

2014-15 Record: 1-0-1

Currently holding onto the sixth spot in the Western Conference standings, the Predator snapped out of a three game winless streak with a victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.

Player to watch: Roman Josi: Leading the way in the scoring department for the Predators, the Swiss defenseman has 24 points in 33 games, including 10 points in his last 10 matches.

Tuesday Dec. 2

Wild 17 - 8 - 6

4th Central div. — 5th Western conf.

Xcel Energy Center, Minnesota,
                                  8:00 p.m. EST

RDS, SNE, NBCSN

2014-15 Record: 1-1-0

After scoring 13 goals across a three-game win streak, the Wild dropped their most recent matchup on Saturday night against the Predators in Nashville.

Player to watch: Ryan Suter: Trailing only Mikko Koivu atop the Wild’s scoring race, Ryan Suter has been a force on both sides of the puck, with 24 points in 31 games in addition to a plus-seven rating.

Saturday Dec. 26

Capitals 24 - 6 - 2

1st Metropolitan div. — 1st Eastern conf.

Verizon Center, Washington,
                                  8:00 p.m. EST

CBC, NHLN-US, TVAS, CITY

2015-16 Record: 0-1-0

Currently locked in a battle against the Canadiens for first place in the Eastern conference, the Capitals presently hold a seven-point lead over the second place Habs entering this week.

Player to watch: Evgeny Kuznetsov: Flying out of the gates in his second full season with the Capitals, Kuznetsov is amongst the team leaders in assists, points, plus-minus and game winning goals.

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