Predators host Jets in Game 3 of Western Conference Finals

The Nashville Predators host the Winnipeg Jets in a Game 3 matchup of the Western Conference Final.

Here are all the key takeaways: 1.

Predators lead, 3-2 in OT, 3:07 remaining in Game 2 vs. Anaheim Ducks.

The Predators have won four of their last five meetings with the Winnipeg franchise.

2.

Predators goaltender Ryan Miller leads the series with five wins and is tied with Arizona Coyotes netminder John Gibson for the NHL’s lead with 10 shutouts.

3.

Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller (1-0-0) allowed just one goal in the first period but has given up three or fewer goals just twice in his last four games.

4.

Predators defenseman Nick Spaling (3-1-2) allowed a goal on the power play in his only appearance for the Predators.

5.

Coyotes forward Brandon Gormley scored the lone goal for the Coyotes in Game 1, but has one goal and two assists in the four games since.

6.

Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (0-1) has a 0.96 goals-against average and .902 save percentage in his past four starts.

7.

Predators center Mattias Ekholm has seven points (two goals, five assists) in the past seven games.

8.

Predators forward Mike Ribeiro (0) has four points (one goal, three assists) over his past three games.

9.

Predators defensemen Nick Foligno (1) and Alex Petrovic (0.9) have scored in each of their past two games.

10.

Predators forwards Alexander Radulov and Ryan Ellis (1 and 0) have each scored three goals in their past four games against the Jets.

11.

Predators winger Jussi Jokinen has six points (three goals, three assist) in his five games against Winnipeg.

12.

Jets forward Mark Scheifele (1.6) has five points (four goals, two assists) through his past two contests against the Predators and Ducks.

13.

Jets defenseman Kyle Connor (2.5) has eight points (seven goals, seven assists) and a plus-5 rating in his career against Nashville.

14.

Predators rookie forward Alex Chiasson (0 of 6) has no points in his first four games versus the Jets, but his two assists (one shot) in four games at home last week were his best performances against the franchise since Dec. 12, 2014.

15.

The Nashville team has won three straight games for the first time since March 1, 2017.

16.

Predators left wing Alex Tanguay has two assists, three points and a minus-1 rating in five games since being traded from the Dallas Stars on Dec. 31, 2017 to the Florida Panthers.

17.

The Edmonton Oilers are on a five-game winning streak, but have lost four straight.

18.

The Jets have won six straight games in Winnipeg, but the Predators are coming off a six-game win streak.

19.

The Panthers are 5-1 on the road, but their three-game skid is the longest of the season for the team.

20.

The Coyotes are 7-2-1 away from Bridgestone Arena.

21.

The Oilers are 2-1 at home, but are 7 1/2 points behind the Panthers in the Central Division standings.

22.

The Sabres are 4-2 on the season but have won just one of their three games in Buffalo.

23.

The Flyers are 0-2 at home and have won only two of their first nine games in Pittsburgh.

24.

The Kings are 0.5 points behind Colorado for the eighth seed in the Western Division, but they are 2.5 ahead of Nashville for the ninth seed.

25.

The Stars are 4 1/4 points behind Nashville for first in the Pacific Division, and are 2 1/3 points behind Calgary for the final wild card spot.