ANDY LEFKOWITZ STATS Writer The Nashville Predators keep winning, but gaining ground in a tightly packed Central Division is proving to be a tougher challenge.
Looking to win its fourth straight game Saturday night, Nashville will face a Philadelphia Flyers team trying to draw closer to the top of the Atlantic.
Nashville (24-15-4) comes into this contest having won six of seven. Despite the surge, the Predators are stuck in fourth in the Central, five points behind first-place Chicago.
"It seems like everyone else is winning six out of seven too, so it's kind of tough. You've got to keep winning obviously. Other teams are winning, so we have to keep winning," center David Legwand said.
That's something the Predators have yet to do at home over the Flyers in regulation, posting two losses, two ties and two shootout victories.
Nashville completed a home-and-home sweep of Colorado with a 3-2 overtime victory Thursday. Two nights earlier, the Predators rolled to a 4-1 win in Denver...