The series is tied following the Predators' 4-2 victory in Game 2 on Tuesday.
The deadlock won't last long at all, with Nashville and Arizona set to play again on Wednesday afternoon (Watch: FOX Sports Tennessee, NHL Network; Listen: 102.5 The Game). Many of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers are featuring two games in two days, and the Preds and Coyotes' series is no different.
On Tuesday, Juuse Saros made 24 saves and Ryan Johansen had two points, as the Predators bounced back from a Game 1 loss. The victory was Saros's first-career postseason win.
Following the game, Preds Head Coach John Hynes said he would select his starting goaltender later that evening. Usually, in the regular season, lineup changes are made for back-to-back games, but what the Preds or Coyotes will elect to do remains to be seen. Without travel and both teams going head to head, what's traditionally done may not mean much.
Below is the Predators' projected lineup for Game 3 of the best-of-5 series: