Guillaume Latendresse will be a healthy scratch tonight. Finally, Jacques Martin's patience has been exhausted. Kyle Chipchura will take his place.
Jaroslav Spacek has a leg bruise and will be a game-time decision.
Carey Price will use the tribute mask to his country music idols Garth Brooks and George Strait for the game in Nashville.
Canadiens are 7-2-1-1 lifetime against the Predators.
Habs are looking for their first three-road-game win streak.
Francis Bouillon will face his former teammates for the first time.
Game time is 8 p.m. EST. at the Sommet Center.
Expected Canadiens lineup
Gomez, Gionta, Cammalleri
Plekanec, Pyatt, Andrei Kostitsyn
Metropolit, Moen, Pacioretty
Lapierre, White, Chipchura
Hamrlik, Spacek (GTD)
Carey Price starts in goal for the Canadiens; Pekka Rinne for the Predators.
Scratches: Carle, Latendresse, Stewart, D'Agostini (concussion), Laraque (upper body), Gill (leg), Markov (ankle), O'Byrne (knee)