Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators at the United Center, 7 p.m. Friday
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Radio: WGN-AM 720
The skinny: Nashville is last in the Central Division with just 66 points. Pekka Rinne, who missed most of the season with hip surgery, is expected to start against Corey Crawford. The Hawks are still without right wing Marian Hossa (upper body).
Next: Detroit Red Wings at the United Center, 6:30 p.m. Sunday
-- Tim Sassone