Martin Erat scored a pair of power-play goals and the Nashville Predators won their fifth straight, 3-1 over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
New Jersey looks to win consecutive games for only the second time this season Friday night when it hosts a Nashville team riding a four-game winning streak.
Anders Lindback made 28 saves to record his second consecutive shutout, and Patric Hornqvist had two goals to lead Nashville to a 5-0 victory over the Islanders Monday night.
The Nashville Predators have won their last four home games against the New York Islanders, two by shutout. Anders Lindback may give them a great chance at getting another.
Erik Christensen scored the only goal in a shootout to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.
Expected to be back in net, Lundqvist looks to build on this outing and help the Rangers win for the seventh time in 10 games Saturday night when they visit the Nashville Predators, who try to avoid losing a fourth in a row.