Arvidsson tallied a shorthanded assist in Monday's 1-0 win over Minnesota. Arvidsson's shorthanded helper was just his 13th assist of the season to go along with 31 goals, in 52 games. He finished with a team-high four shots on goal but was unable to find the back of the net. A tough matchup awaits, with Pittsburgh playing host to the Predators on Friday. Arvidsson, in seven career games versus the Pens, has three points and is a minus-7.
Arvidsson scored a pair of goals, one in an empty net, in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Sharks. Arvidsson matched his career high in goals with 31 after finding twine twice, giving the Swedish sniper 42 points in 49 games. Arvidsson has been money in March with five goals and two assists over seven appearances. He's also added 20 shots in that span. While his totals are down, Arvidsson is playing at the best points-per-game pace of his career with 0.86 this year.
Arvidsson potted his 29th goal of the season in a 3-1 win over the Kings on Thursday. Arvidsson has five points over his last six games, as well as 18 shots in that span. For the season, the Swede is up to 40 points in 48 games in a campaign shortened by injury. The winger typically fires three-plus shots on goal per game, and he's scoring on 18.2 percent of them this season.
Contrary to a previous report, Arvidsson (undisclosed) will play in Tuesday's game versus the Ducks, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports. Arvidsson didn't practice with the team and instead skated after practice with the extras, so he wasn't expected to enter the lineup. He'll work on the second line with Nick Bonino and Mikael Granlund, looking to notch a point in his third straight game.
Arvidsson (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup versus Anaheim on Tuesday, Dan Arritt of NHL.com reports. Arvidsson was able to get on the ice Tuesday, which could be an indication he won't be out of action long term, though the team hasn't provided an update on what is ailing him. With the Swede unavailable, Wayne Simmonds will join Filip Forsberg and Ryan Johansen on the top line.
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