Shoot the puck - With Pekka Rinne out the Red Wings need to get shots on backup Carter Hutton. Make the best of their chances.
Get into Nashville's defense - The Preds are solid back on the blue line. They don't give up a lot of scoring chances. Play more in their zone and make the best of scoring chances.
Start fast - First game back after a long road trip is always tough. Getting the lead and not playing from behind will be critical in this game.