Brad Richards will play and Corey Crawford will start when the Blackhawks host the Nashville Predators at the United Center on Monday night.
We’ve reached the Christmas break, when the NHL closes things down for three days: no practicing, no games, no traveling.
It was one of those nights when nothing much was going right.
The Blackhawks haven’t had many of them this season, and certainly not many of them in this recent, win-heavy stretch.
1. Keep rolling all four lines. A big part of the Blackhawks' success this year, especially recently, has been the ability to roll all four lines.