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(Sports Network) - A pair of Western Conference division leaders will face off tonight at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center, where the Central-leading Predators welcome the Pacific frontrunners, the Anaheim Ducks.

Although Anaheim still tops all NHL clubs with 64 points, the Ducks have been struggling as of late. The club endured a season-high four consecutive losses before coming through with a 4-2 victory over Detroit Sunday at the Honda Center.

Ilya Bryzgalov made 33 saves in relief of regular netminder Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who continues to be sidelined with a groin injury. Sean O'Donnell picked up a pair of assists for Anaheim, which received goals from Travis Moen, Bjorn Melin, Ryan Getzlaf and Rob Niedermayer.

Giguere, who hasn't played since December 26, is not expected to return until after the All-Star break.

Scott Niedermayer assisted on Getzlaf's tally and has compiled one goal and eight helpers during a current six-game point streak.

The Ducks own a strong 13-6-2 road record so far but have dropped five of its last six away from home, including three in a row.

Nashville comes in having won two straight and began a three-game home stretch with Saturday's 3-2 decision over St. Louis. J.P. Dumont netted the deciding goal with 4:12 left to play and Chris Mason came up with 35 saves to notch his 17th victory of the season.

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