A 7-5 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night put the St. Louis Blues one point ahead of the Blackhawks leading into Sunday's game inside the United Center.
The Blackhawks earned their seventh consecutive playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.
The Blackhawks’ first big chance to clinch a playoff berth came on Thursday night and they didn’t waste any time doing just that.
Another year, another playoff berth clinched.
Patrick Sharp will play and Corey Crawford will start when the Blackhawks host the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.