7 pm CDT, Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN
TV : CSN Chicago
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 3-1 W vs Kings
Predators' last game : 3-2 W vs Sharks
Enemy Territory : On the Forecheck
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|Mar 23 '14|
|Mar 14 '14|
|Dec 17 '13|
|Nov 16 '13||CHI 2 at NSH 7||P. Hornqvist|
266 : The shot differential between the two teams; Blackhawks' 1202 to the Predators' 936 shots on goal.
85 : The Predators' penalty kill percentage, the 8th best in the NHL.
57.3 : Matt Cullen's faceoff win percentage, the seventh best in the NHL.
50 : The number of 5 on 5 goals the Predators have scored, only three teams have scored fewer (NYR, PHI, BUF).
31 : The number of points (12 G, 19 A) Jonathan Toews has scored in 31 career games versus the Predators.
20 : The number of power play goals the Predators have scored this year in 100 attempts.
7-0-3 : The Predators' record in one goal games.
4 : The number of points (2 G, 2 A) scored by Paul Gaustad in his last four games; he only had three points in his first 30 games of the year.
3 : The number of Viktor Stalberg's four goals he has scored on home ice.
1.21 : Carter Hutton's goals against average in his three December starts to go along with a .964 save %.
Blackhawks Probable Lineup
Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Kris Versteeg - Michal Handzus - Patrick Kane
Bryan Bickell - Andrew Shaw - Brandon Saad
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Niklas Hjalmarsson - Johnny Oduya
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival
Antti Raanta (6-1-1, 2.41 GAA, .915 save %, 0 SO)
Corey Crawford (lower body) out, Nikolai Khabibulin (lower body) out
Probable Predators Lineup
Eric Nystrom - Mike Fisher - Viktor Stalberg
Colin Wilson - Matt Cullen - Craig Smith
Nick Spaling - David Legwand - Patric Hornqvist
Richard Clune - Paul Gaustad - Matt Hendricks
Shea Weber - Roman Josi
Victor Bartley - Kevin Klein
Seth Jones - Ryan Ellis
Carter Hutton (7-3-1, 2.76 GAA, .913 save %, 0 SO)
Pekka Rinne (hip infection) out, Filip Forsberg (upper body) out