1. Quick start on the Preds: Nashville is coming off a seven-game, 17-day road trip — one that was not good to them. They won only two and lost the other five games.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kris Versteeg sat in the corner of the Nashville visiting locker room looking more rested than he did when he arrived in Chicago on Friday.
The Blackhawks won their fourth straight game in Thursday's 5-4 shootout victory over the Coyotes and will now face the Predators on the road.