Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Chicago Blackhawks
Final
2:4
Nashville Predators
Highlights and Stats


The Nashville Predators visit Chicago to play the Blackhawks at the United Center on Wednesday, with the match-up beginning at 09:30 PM EDT. The Blackhawks are at number 8 in the Central Division with 18 points, while the Predators are currently occupying the 6th position, after collecting 30 points in the course of the season so far.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 04-16-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
1 1 1 3
Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators
1 2 1 4

The two teams last met on the ice on 04/16 of 2022 and the clash ended in a 4-3 home win for the Predators at home during the regular 60 minutes. Mikael Granlund was one of the main reasons behind Nashville’s triumph back then. He played 18:45 and earned 2 points by scoring one goal and assisting his teammates once. It was Patrick Kane who played best for the Blackhawks, as he spent 25:45 skating and ended up scoring once and providing one assist. The winners’ netminder Juuse Saros’ impact on the game is not to be underestimated, as he deflected 28 of all 31 shots on goal. The other side’s goalkeeper, Kevin Lankinen, ended the night with a 0.882 save percentage. In the latest five meetings, the Chicago Blackhawks won once and the Nashville Predators triumphed four times.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team04-16-202201-01-202212-17-202111-07-202104-23-2021
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
312 2 1
Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators
4 6 313

Chicago Blackhawks Form

*Last 10 Chicago Blackhawks Games - 1:9:0
12-18-202212-16-202212-15-202212-13-202212-09-202212-06-202212-04-202212-03-202211-30-202211-27-2022
1:7vs New York Rangers4:1@ Minnesota Wild1:4vs Vegas Golden Knights3:7vs Washington Capitals1:3vs Winnipeg Jets3:0@ New Jersey Devils3:0@ New York Islanders2:5@ New York Rangers4:5vs Edmonton Oilers2:7vs Winnipeg Jets

It wasn’t the best game for the Chicago Blackhawks on 12/18, as they suffered a heavy 1-7 defeat to the New York Rangers on home ice. Philipp Kurashev was the best for the Blackhawks, as he earned 1 point for 16:49 of playing time on the night. He had two attempts on goal and succeeded with one, as it whistled into the net. Arvid Soderblom gave his best and ended the match saving 19 out of the total 26 shots he came across, but despite that, his side was unable to prevail. The Blackhawks’ record over the last ten matches is 1-9-0, and they are on a seven-game losing streak. The Blackhawks are 4-11-2 when playing at their own arena this campaign. The Columbus Blue Jackets are next in line for the Chicago Blackhawks, as the two sides are scheduled to meet on Friday, December 23rd.

Chicago Blackhawks Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    68.00
  • Goals Against
    116.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Chicago Blackhawks Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Arvid Soderblom

    Games Played:15
    Saves Percentage:0.894
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Patrick Kane

    Games Played:30
    Goals:4
    Assists:18

Chicago Blackhawks Missing Players

NONE

Nashville Predators Form

*Last 10 Nashville Predators Games - 4:4:2
12-19-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-12-202212-10-202212-08-202212-02-202212-01-202211-29-2022
4:3vs Edmonton Oilers3:1@ Colorado Avalanche2:1@ Winnipeg Jets3:6vs Edmonton Oilers1:0@ St. Louis Blues2:3vs Ottawa Senators5:2@ Tampa Bay Lightning1:4@ New York Islanders3:4@ New Jersey Devils2:1vs Anaheim Ducks

The Nashville Predators’ previous game was a 4-3 win at home against the Edmonton Oilers on 12/19. Matt Duchene led the Predators, ending with one point at the end of the game. He managed to score one of his total of four shots on goal during his 16:21 on the ice. Goalie Juuse Saros was another key figure for the Nashville Predators, as he ended the clash with a 0.886 save percentage. Nashville has a 4-4-2 balance for the previous 10 meetings, and as of now, they are on a streak of W1. Since the start of the season, the team holds a 5-8-2 balance when visiting. The organization’s next meeting will be on Friday, December 23rd, when the Predators are scheduled to play against the Colorado Avalanche at their own arena.

Nashville Predators Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    76.00
  • Goals Against
    93.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Nashville Predators Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Juuse Saros

    Games Played:23
    Saves Percentage:0.911
    Shutouts:6
  • Top Skater

    Filip Forsberg

    Games Played:30
    Goals:9
    Assists:16

Nashville Predators Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
0 2 0 2
Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators
1 1 2 4
Chicago BlackhawksNashville Predators
  • Score

    2
    4
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    2
  • PP Goals

    0
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Chicago BlackhawksvsNashville Predators
  • 1`09:23
    0-1
    Nino NiederreiterCody Glass, Dante Fabbro
  • 1`09:54
    -
    Tanner Jeannot4 minutes for High Sticking Jake McCabe
  • 2`07:35
    -
    Roman Josi2 minutes for Holding Jason Dickinson
  • 2`16:03
    Connor MurphyBoris Katchouk, Max Domi
    1-1
  • 2`16:40
    MacKenzie EntwistleConnor Murphy
    2-1
  • 2`19:55
    2-2
    Matt DucheneMattias Ekholm, Alexandre Carrier
  • 3`01:27
    2-3