A strong start to a lengthy road trip has the San Jose Sharks back on track.
The Nashville Predators hope the beginning of a three-game homestand and the possible return of two key players will help them do the same.
The Sharks look for a third consecutive victory Tuesday night when they face the Predators, who are searching for their first home win of the season.
San Jose (3-3-0) totaled four goals while dropping three in a row before opening a six-game trip by scoring four goals in each of the first two contests, victories at New Jersey and Boston. Joe Pavelski had a goal with an assist and Massachusetts native Benn Ferriero scored the game-winner in Saturday's 4-2 triumph over the reigning Stanley Cup champion Bruins.
The Sharks hope to remain perfect on the trip when they try for a third consecutive victory over Nashville (3-3-1), which snapped a four-game skid with a 2-0 win at Calgary on Saturday.
"(The Sharks are) always good," forward Jerred Smithson told the Predators'...