6 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL
TV : WGN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks last game : 3-2 W vs Hurricanes
Predators last game : 6-5 W @ Flames
Enemy Territory : On The Forecheck
|Apr 12 '14||@NSH|
|Mar 23 '14||@CHI|
|Mar 14 '14||NSH 3 at CHI 2||R. Ellis|
|Dec 17 '13||CHI 3 at NSH 1||P. Kane|
|Nov 16 '13||CHI 2 at NSH 7||P. Hornqvist|
140 : The number of penalty minutes for Richard Clune this season, the fourth most in the NHL. Clune is responsible for 19.4% of Nashville's penalty minutes.
33-1-7 : The Blackhawks' record when scoring first this season.
27.3 : The number shots given up per game by the Blackhawks this season, the fourth lowest average in the NHL.
24.02 : The average age of the Predators' defensive core, the youngest in the league.
23 : The number of times the Blackhawks have scored at least five goals in a game this season, the most in the NHL.
18-0-3 : The Predators' record when leading after two periods this season.
11 : The number of points needed for Marian Hossa to hit 1000 in his career.
8 : The number of shorthanded goals the Blackhawks of scored this season, tied for sixth in the NHL. The Predators are the only team in the NHL yet to give up a shorthanded goal.
6 : The number of assists Roman Josi has against the Blackhawks this season.
5 : The number of shorthanded points for Jonathan Toews. Only Patrik Elias has more with six.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
*using last game's lines, Q won't meet with the media until 4pm.
Corey Crawford (28-12-10, 2.21 GAA, .919 save %, 2 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out, Patrick Kane (lower body) out, Brandon Saad (upper body) out, Bryan Bickell (upper body) out, Michal Rozsival (lower body) out
Probable Predators Lineup
Pekka Rinne (6-9-1, 2.75 GAA, .904 save %, 0 SO)
Paul Gaustead (upper body) doubtful