1. These Preds still have some teeth: It doesn’t look like the Nashville Predators will make the playoffs this year.
1: Score the game’s first goal. Sounds simple, but it means so much to the Blackhawks' success. When Chicago scores first, they are an unbelievable 28-1-6.
1. Need a better start. The Blackhawks have not had good starts in their last three games and have not scored first in any of those contests. They have lost all three games.