Blackhawks playoff picture: March 22

Here's a look at the Blackhawks' playoff chances heading into Tuesday's games.

The Chicago Blackhawks have nine games left in the regular-season and are fighting for a playoff berth. Each day until the end of the regular-season, we'll breakdown their chances at a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Monday's results

The Hawks were idle, but Nashville was in action against Los Angeles at home. The Predators skated away with a 5-2 win over the playoff-bound Kings to move within four points of the Hawks for third in the Central Division.

Tuesday's scoreboard watch

The Hawks host the first-place Dallas Stars, who can clinch a playoff spot with a win over Chicago.

St. Louis, who is two points ahead of the Hawks, visits San Jose while Minnesota hosts the Kings.

Blackhawks' schedule

Dallas Tuesday Chicago
Calgary March 26 Calgary
Vancouver March 27 Vancouver
Minnesota March 29 Minnesota
Winnipeg April 1 Winnipeg
Boston April 3 Chicago
Arizona April 5 Chicago
St. Louis April 7 Chicago
Columbus April 9 Columbus