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Projected Lineup: Sabres vs. Predators

Granberg (IR), Josi (IR), Salomaki (IR) and Wilson (IR) Join Preds for Morning Skate in Advance of Game vs. Sabres

by Thomas Willis @TomAWillis / Digital Manager & Producer

The Nashville Predators return home following a 4-1-0 road trip to host the Buffalo Sabres (tonight at 7 p.m. CT). 

Nashville (23-17-7) faces Buffalo (19-18-9) for the first of two this season. The Preds have won three straight and will be trying for their first four-game winning streak of the season with a win over the Sabres, who have won two consecutive games in overtime (the most recent over the Canadiens).

On Tuesday morning, Roman Josi (Injured Reserve; upper-body), Miikka Salomaki (IR; lower-body), Colin Wilson (IR; lower-body) and Petter Granberg (IR; lower-body) joined the Predators for their morning skate. Josi skated with the team for the first time since leaving a Jan. 12 game versus the Bruins early. 

Below is a projected lineup for Nashville based on the session:



Filip Forsberg - Ryan Johansen - Viktor Arvidsson

Colin Wilson - Mike Fisher - Craig Smith

Calle Jarnkrok - Mike Ribeiro - James Neal

Cody McLeod - Colton Sissons - Austin Watson


Matt Irwin - Ryan Ellis

Mattias Ekholm - P.K. Subban

Anthony Bitetto - Yannick Weber


Juuse Saros

Pekka Rinne

Note: The Predators have not announced a starting goaltender for tonight's game

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