Chicago Blackhawks Vs. Nashville Predators: Corey Crawford Goes For Three In A Row

Corey Crawford has posted back-to-back shutouts, the second and third of his NHL career, and has not allowed a goal in 126:25, including not giving up a single goal in the shootout against Ottawa on Jan. 7. His season GAA is down to an outstanding 2.14.

It's in that context that the Blackhawks meet the Predators in Nashville tonight, the fourth meeting between the two teams this year. Nashville has taken two of the first three games from the team that beat them in the first round of last year's playoffs.

It's time for the Blackhawks to make a statement about what kind of team they're going to be this year. They are currently in the middle of nine Western Conference teams that are in a six-point range between Phoenix (fourth place) and San Jose (twelfth); a win tonight would put them in a tie with the Coyotes and ahead of Nashville into second place in the Central behind the Detroit Red Wings.

Both teams have won six of their last ten games and if the Hawks can win tonight, it would even up the all-time series with the Preds, which currently stands 33-32-5 in favor of Nashville.

Tonight's game begins at 7 p.m. CST and will be televised on CSN Chicago.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.