Pre-Gamin’: Blackhawks vs Preds (7:00 PM CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Pre-Gamin’: Blackhawks vs Preds (7:00 PM CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Chicago Blackhawks

The Nashville Predators were almost as active as the Blackhawks leading up to the NHL’s trade deadline on Friday, so good luck recognizing many players in either lineup tonight. We’re largely guessing on the lineups to start the game, and things might evolve for both teams as the game progresses. Stay tuned for who’s where and what’s happening tonight, folks.

Broadcast Info

Puck Drop: 7:00 PM CT
Radio: WGN 720 AM

Expected Lineups

Chicago Blackhawks 

Lukas Reichel — Philipp Kurashev — Anders Bjork
Tyler Johnson — Cole Guttman — Taylor Raddysh
Andreas Athanasiou — Jason Dickinson — Joey Anderson
Boris Katchouk — Jujhar Khaira — MacKenzie Entwistle

Caleb Jones — Seth Jones
Jarred Tinordi — Connor Murphy
Nikita Zaitsev — Andreas Englund

🥅 Petr Mrazek

Nashville Predators

John Leonard – Cody Glass – Matt Duchene
Kiefer Sherwood – Thomas Novak – Philip Tomasino
Yakov Trenin – Colton Sissons – Cole Smith
Zach Sanford – Mark Jankowski – Luke Evangelista

Roman Josi – Dante Fabbro
Ryan McDonagh – Tyson Barrie
Jeremy Lauzon – Cal Foote

🥅 Juuse Saros

Injury Report

Chicago Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews and Reese Johnson are on IR. Colin Blackwell is out (groin).

Nashville Predators

Mark Borowiecki, Filip Forsberg, Ryan Johansen, Juuso Parssinen, and Alexandre Carrier are out.

What to Watch For

  • Who? What? Where?
  • Tyson Barrie is the big add on the blue line for Nashville. How much will he help their power play?

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Author: Tab Bamford

Tab is the Lead Blackhawks voice for BN. He is the author of two books about the Blackhawks, most recently "Chicago Blackhawks: An Illustrated Timeline" (Reedy Press, 2021). Find him on Twitter at @The1Tab