Opening round . Chicago vs Nashville

Game 1. Chicago 2 at Nashville 5. The Black Hawks took a 2-0 early lead despite being outchanced and outshot by the Predators. Corey Crawford was terrific after two period stopping 34 of 35 shots. But the roof caved in in the final period and Nashville scored four times to win this one going away 5-2 in a dominant performance . Nashville outshot the Hawks 53-29 and outchanced them 14-5. Arvidsson led the Nashville attack with three goals. PK Subban chipped in three assists. Other scorers were Scott Hartnell and Filip Forsberg. For the Hawks it was Artem Anisimov and Hinistoroza.

Game 2. Chicago 2 at Nashville 4.
STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – KYLE TURRIS from Nashville
2nd star – PEKKA RINNE from Nashville
3rd star – AUSTIN WATSON from Nashville

GAME STORY
In a close game, the Predators topped the Black Hawks by a score of 4
to 2. BRENT SEABROOK scored twice for Chicago. And ROMAN JOSI had two
goals for Nashville. Others registering goals were KYLE TURRIS and AUSTIN
WATSON for Nashville. With the victory Nashville now has 5 wins and 11
points on the season.

GAme 3. Nashville 1 at Chicago 3. Chicago puts on a very strong performance and outplays the Predators in Chicago. Corey Crawford was terrific in stopping 9/10 goalie ratings in earning first star and the victory. Scoring for Chicago were Forsling, Hayden and Anisimov. ARvidsson replied for Nashville.

Game 4. Nashville 3 at Chicago 5. . Blackhawks tie the series with another strong effort against Nashville. Nashville took2-0 and 3-1 leads, but the Hawks battled back and scored four times in the third period to win it.

Nashville Predators at Chicago Black Hawks
DATE : 10/14/2017

GOALS 1 2 3 OT F
Nashville Predators 2 1 0 0 3
Chicago Black Hawks 0 1 4 0 5

SHOTS 1 2 3 OT F
Nashville Predators 9 11 11 0 31
Chicago Black Hawks 10 9 21 0 40

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. NAS. CALLE JARNKROK(1)( SCOTT HARTNELL ): 1st 11:21
2. NAS. COLTON SISSONS(2)( AUSTIN WATSON, ROMAN JOSI ): 1st 19:53
3. CHI. NICK SCHMALTZ(2)( ALEX DeBRINCAT, VINNIE HINOSTROZA ): 2nd 7:45
4. NAS. CALLE JARNKROK(2)( RYAN HARTMAN ): 2nd 12:24
5. CHI. BRENT SEABROOK(5)( NICK SCHMALTZ, VINNIE HINOSTROZA ): 3rd 6:11
6. CHI. VINNIE HINOSTROZA(1)( DUNCAN KEITH, NICK SCHMALTZ ): 3rd 7:55
7. CHI. BRANDON SAAD(3)( JONATHAN TOEWS, PATRICK KANE ): 3rd 13:27
8. CHI. ARTEM ANISIMOV(1)( DUNCAN KEITH, PATRICK SHARP ) (ENG) : 3rd 19:44

Game 5. Chicago 1 at Nashville  3. In a close game, the Predators topped the Black Hawks by a final score of 3 to 1. PEKKA RINNE was outstanding in goal. He made just one mistake while facing an unrelenting barrage of 45 shots. The goals were scored by NICK SCHMALTZ for Chicago and FILIP FORSBERG, RYAN JOHANSEN and CRAIG SMITH for Nashville.

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – PEKKA RINNE from Nashville
2nd star – FILIP FORSBERG from Nashville
3rd star – P.K. SUBBAN from Nashville

Game 6. Nashville at Chicago. Nashville closes out the series.


Nashville Predators at Chicago Black Hawks
DATE : 04/12/2018

GOALS 1 2 3 OT F
Nashville Predators 1 0 2 0 3
Chicago Black Hawks 0 0 1 0 1

SHOTS 1 2 3 OT F
Nashville Predators 17 7 14 0 38
Chicago Black Hawks 10 13 4 0 27

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. NAS. MATTIAS EKHOLM(1)( KEVIN FIALA, RYAN ELLIS ): 1st 6:04
2. NAS. KEVIN FIALA(3)( ROMAN JOSI, P.K. SUBBAN ): 3rd 6:46
3. CHI. PATRICK KANE(2)( JONATHAN TOEWS, VINNIE HINOSTROZA ): 3rd 11:10
4. NAS. RYAN ELLIS(1)( FILIP FORSBERG ): 3rd 12:29

P E N A L T I E S S U M M A R Y
1. CHI. JAN RUTTA - 2 Minutes: 1st 9:34
2. NAS. RYAN JOHANSEN - 2 Minutes: 2nd 3:16
3. CHI. JOHN HAYDEN - 4 Minutes: 2nd 19:12
EXTRA PENALTY SERVED BY LANCE BOUMA
5. NAS. NICK BONINO - 2 Minutes: 2nd 19:12
6. NAS. SCOTT HARTNELL - 2 Minutes: 3rd 13:30

I N J U R I E S
NONE

Player Stats For Nashville Predators
PLAYER +/- SOG G A PIM PP SH FO-W AC IT TA HIT SP AS
VIKTOR ARVIDSSON 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 30 17:26 0 0 1 2
FILIP FORSBERG 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3-1 36 21:26 0 0 0 2
RYAN JOHANSEN 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 6-3 30 17:26 0 0 0 0
KYLE TURRIS 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 4-0 39 22:19 2 0 0 0
CRAIG SMITH 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 33 18:19 1 0 1 2
KEVIN FIALA 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 1-0 33 18:19 0 0 0 2
ROMAN JOSI 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 42 24:31 1 1 0 1
COLTON SISSONS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 13 7:32 0 0 0 0
P.K. SUBBAN 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 42 24:31 0 0 0 1
NICK BONINO 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1-0 13 7:32 0 0 0 0
AUSTIN WATSON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 13 7:32 0 0 0 0
CALLE JARNKROK 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2-1 23 12:32 0 0 0 2
RYAN HARTMAN 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1-0 23 12:32 0 1 0 1
MATTIAS EKHOLM 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 45 25:21 1 0 0 0
RYAN ELLIS 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 45 25:21 4 2 0 1
SCOTT HARTNELL 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 23 12:32 0 1 1 0
MATT IRWIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 9:57 0 0 0 0
YANNICK WEBER 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 9:57 0 0 0 0
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TOTAL 10 38 3 5 6 0 0 18-5 9 5 3 14

Player Stats For Chicago Black Hawks
PLAYER +/- SOG G A PIM PP SH FO-W AC IT TA HIT SP AS
JONATHAN TOEWS 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 10-6 36 21:26 0 0 0 0
ALEX DeBRINCAT -2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 39 22:19 1 0 0 2
PATRICK SHARP 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 23 12:32 0 0 0 1
PATRICK KANE 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 30 17:31 1 1 0 1
BRANDON SAAD 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 23 12:32 0 0 0 2
NICK SCHMALTZ -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4-4 39 22:19 0 0 0 0
ARTEM ANISIMOV 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3-2 29 16:27 0 0 0 1
DUNCAN KEITH -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 42 24:31 0 0 0 1
BRENT SEABROOK -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 36 20:31 3 1 0 0
VINNIE HINOSTROZA 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 24 13:31 1 0 0 0
ANTHONY DUCLAIR -2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 33 18:19 0 0 0 0
LANCE BOUMA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 13 7:32 0 0 0 0
CONNOR MURPHY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 9:57 1 0 0 0
JOHN HAYDEN 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 1-1 13 7:32 1 0 0 0
GUSTAV FORSLING -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 45 25:21 1 0 0 0
JAN RUTTA -1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 45 25:21 1 1 0 0
TOMAS JURCO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 13 7:32 0 0 0 0
ERIK GUSTAFSSON 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 9:57 1 0 0 0
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TOTAL -10 27 1 2 6 0 0 18-13 11 3 0 8

Goalie Stats For Nashville Predators
PLAYER MIN SHOTS GA ENG GR GRS
PEKKA RINNE 60 27 1 0 5 5 105
JUUSE SAROS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalie Stats For Chicago Black Hawks
PLAYER MIN SHOTS GA ENG GR GRS
COREY CRAWFORD 60 38 3 0 6 4 105
ANTON FORSBERG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

POWER PLAY OPP GOALS
Nashville Predators 2 0
Chicago Black Hawks 2 0

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star - KEVIN FIALA from Nashville
2nd star - PEKKA RINNE from Nashville
3rd star - RYAN ELLIS from Nashville

GAME STORY
In a good matchup, the Predators topped the Black Hawks by the final tally
of 3 to 1. KEVIN FIALA recorded the game winner at 6:46 of the 3rd period.
PEKKA RINNE was sharp in goal. He gave up just a lone goal while facing
27 shots. Others registering goals were MATTIAS EKHOLM and RYAN ELLIS
for Nashville and PATRICK KANE for Chicago.

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