The Nashville Predators pushed the Chicago Blackhawks quite a bit in their 2015 first-round playoff series, but their opponent obviously went on to bigger and better things.
The two Central Division opponents both have plenty of motivation to win tonight, even if their aims are a little different.
With a little help, Chicago might end Thursday atop the division. Meanwhile, Nashville just wants to strengthen its hold on one of the West’s wild card spots.
Even with Shea Weber‘s presence very much in doubt, there’s a lot of talent on the ice. It should be a fun one, which you can watch on NBCSN and also stream via the link below.