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Detroit vs. Nashville 2/11/2021 NHL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Wings takes on the Predators on 2/11/2021 at 8:00PM.

Detroit and Nashville face off in an regular season game. The Wings has a record of 3-9 this season. The Predators is 5-8 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Detroit Team Defense Preview





They give up 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.9 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Detroit into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 70.0%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 29.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Detroit Team Offense Preview

They score 1.6 goals per game in even strength situations. This is a struggling offense and they must improve to be competitive. They score 0.3 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 3.1 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 9.3% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 26.9 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

Nashville Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 1.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which makes things extremely dicey. Opponents force Nashville into 3.9 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 62.75%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 30.5 shots per game regardless of situation and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

Nashville Team Offense Preview





They score 1.8 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.8 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 14.29% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 31.8 shots per game regardless of situation and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

The Detroit Roster

The Players to Watch for Detroit

Filip Hronek D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 6 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dylan Larkin C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 5 assists this season. This puts him at 9 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 9.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Patrik Nemeth D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Troy Stecher D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Marc Staal D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 5.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Anthony Mantha RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -8.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 11.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Vladislav Namestnikov C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 10.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Bobby Ryan LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 16.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tyler Bertuzzi LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 25.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Luke Glendening C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Valtteri Filppula C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 16.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mathias Brome F

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonathon Merrill D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Christian Djoos D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Danny DeKeyser D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Frans Nielsen C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Filip Zadina RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Sam Gagner C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Darren Helm C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Michael Rasmussen C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Robby Fabbri C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 15.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Taro Hirose LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Givani Smith RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 11.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Adam Erne LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Alex Biega D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

The Nashville Roster

The Players to Watch for Nashville

Roman Josi D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Ellis D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mattias Ekholm D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 3 assists this season. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Filip Forsberg C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 5 assists this season. This puts him at 11 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 11.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dante Fabbro D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 2 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 3.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Viktor Arvidsson LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 5 assists this season. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Matt Duchene C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -8.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 6 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mikael Granlund C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 7 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 13.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Colton Sissons C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 15.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Erik Haula LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Johansen C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 4 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Nick Cousins C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 4 assists this season. This puts him at 5 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Matt Benning D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Luke Kunin C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 14.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mark Borowiecki D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mathieu Olivier F

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 10.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Yakov Trenin C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 10.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brad Richardson C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 2 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 20.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Rocco Grimaldi C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 25.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Calle Jarnkrok C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 3 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 33.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jarred Tinordi D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Eeli Tolvanen RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 25.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Michael McCarron RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Luca Sbisa D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes nan% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Sean Malone C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 1 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 1 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Cole Smith F

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 0 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 0 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 0 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Detroit vs. Nashville Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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