Originally posted on Fang Faction  |  Last updated 4/5/13
  The Nashville Predators and Chicago Blackhawks start a home-and-home at Bridgestone Arena in a matinee match. Nashville is 15-15-8 with 38 points and 11th in the Western Conference. Chicago is 27-5-4 with 58 points and 1st in the Western Conference. Puck drops at 2:07pm CT. TV/Radio Coverage Nashville: Fox Sports Tennessee and 102.5 The Game Chicago: CSN-Chicago and WGN 720 Season Series Date Away Home Result 2/10 CHI NSH 3-0 CHI 4/1 NSH CHI 2-3 CHI SO Line Up News Starting Goaltenders: Name W L OT GAA SV% #35 Pekka Rinne 14 11 7 2.31 .914 #50 Corey Crawford 15 4 4 2.01 .922 Projected Nashville Scratches: #19 W Bobby Butler, #57 Gabriel Bourque (upper body) #64 D Victor Bartley (illness; questionable); #33 C Colin Wilson (IR; upper body) Projected Chicago Scratches: #10 W Patrick Sharp (shoulder), #17 D Sheldon Brookbank and #36 C Dave Bolland (lower body) Projected Lines Nashville #74 Sergei Kostitsyn #28 Paul Gaustad #12 Mike Fisher #56 Taylor Beck #11 David Legwand #27 Patric Hornqvist #18 Brandon Yip #13 Nick Spaling #16 Rich Clune #24 Matt Halischuk #17 Chris Mueller #15 Craig Smith #6 Shea Weber #59 Roman Josi #75 Hal Gill #4 Ryan Ellis #7 Jonathon Blum #8 Kevin Klein #35 Pekka Rinne #30 Chris Mason Chicago #20 Brandon Saad #19 Jonathan Toews #81 Marian Hossa #25 Viktor Stallberg #26 Michal Handzus #88 Patrick Kane #29 Bryan Bickell #65 Andrew Shaw #67 Michael Frolik #13 Dan Carcillo #16 Marcus Kruger #22 Jamal Mayers #2 Duncan Keith #4 Niklas Hjalmarsson #27 Johnny Oduya #7 Brent Seabrook #6 Nick Leddy #32 Michal Roszival #50 Corey Crawford #30 Ray Emery Chicago Blackhawks Players to Watch: Name GP G A #88 Patrick Kane 36 19 25 #20 Brandon Saad 35 8 13 #19 Jonathan Toews 36 18 20 Quick Hits from the Predators • Hal Gill celebrates his 38th birthday on Saturday. He’s the first player over 37 to play for the club. Gill is ranked 17th among active NHLers, and fifth among defensemen, in games played (1,092). • Gabriel Bourque – who has missed the past two games – has eight points (5g-3a) in his last 11 games, and seven goals in his last 15 games. Bourque leads the team in goals (11), with seven coming on the road. • Bobby Butler has four assists/points in his last five games he’s dressed for after being held scoreless in his first five games in a Preds sweater. • Taylor Beck has six points (2g-4a) in his last seven games. He has played nine career NHL games since joining the team on March 19. • Roman Josi has nine points (2g-7a) in the last 11 games. Who scores the first goal of the game for Predators? Win a Preds player t-shirt, info here.  
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