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The Pittsburgh Penguins (10-10-0) launch into the second quarter of the season Tuesday with a game against the Predators in Nashville.
They are coming off a 3-2 win Saturday over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs but have lost four of their past six games.
Nashville (10-10-0) is coming off a 3-2 win Sunday over the Winnipeg Jets.
The Penguins are still looking for a high level of consistency.
One thing that could help is the expected return of top-line right winger Bryan Rust. He has missed the past three games because of an unspecified injury.
Rust practiced in a full capacity Monday. Coach Mike Sullivan said Rust probably will be classified as a game-time decision.
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