In the grand scheme of things, Saturday’s Chicago Blackhawks – Nashville Predators game doesn’t have significant implications. Still, it carries some importance if you’re a big believer in carrying over momentum. The game is airing on NBCSN and can also be found via the live stream link below:
The Blackhawks close out their regular season game schedule tonight. They don’t yet know if they’ll face the Colorado Avalanche or St. Louis Blues in a first-round series. Instead, they’re resting up key players while trying to end strong. For the most part, they’ve done that lately; they began April on a four-game winning streak, although Friday’s 4-0 loss to Washington must smart.
Nashville is finishing up its home slate and then the Predators end their 2013-14 campaign altogether on Sunday. While they don’t have much to play for, they’ve already beaten Chicago three out of four times this season have wins in four of their last five games. They may get some motivation from an unusual crowd at home, too: