The Blackhawks will hold their "morning skate" in the afternoon tomorrow due to an 8:30 p.m. puck drop. So, if the preview comes a little late just assume we're watching Kris Bryant fella debut.
One down, 15 to go for the Hawks.
Here's the latest news:
**Corey Crawford gets nod for Game 2 over Scott Darling (SCH)
**Blackhawks leaning heavily on top four defensemen (Sun-Times)
**Blackhawks notebook: Vermette expected to sit again in Game 2 vs. Preds (Sun-Times)
**Patrick Kane's return a big boost for Blackhawks' struggling power play (Tribune)
**Predators staying 'even keel' after Game 1 loss to Blackhawks (CSN Chicago)
**Predators need Pekka Rinne to recapture elite form (The Tennessean)
**Ottawa's Mark Stone suffered a micro fracture of his right wrist after a slash from P.K. Subban (Silver Seven)
**Could the Arizona Coyotes make a major design change? (Five for Howling)
**World U18s: Russian goalie shines in 2-1 upset over Team USA (SBN College Hockey)
**Watch Ben O'Connor's between-the-legs penalty shot goal at IIHF Worlds (Puck Daddy)
**There is now a Hamburglar cake (Ottawa Citizen)