Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators: Live stream, TV channel, start time | 1/1/2022 – How to Watch and Stream Major League and College Sports


December 30, 2021; Columbus, Ohio, United States; Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Elvis Merzlikins (90) makes a save as Nashville Predators center Mikael Granlund (64) looks for a rebound in the first period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Saturday’s NHL schedule includes the Nashville Predators (19-11-1) who will host the Chicago Blackhawks (11-15-4) at Bridgestone Arena, starting at 2 p.m. ET. The Predators are fifth with 39 points and the Blackhawks are 14th with 26 points in the Western Conference.

How to watch Nashville vs. Chicago

  • Match day: Saturday January 1, 2022
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m. ET
  • TV: NBC sports networks
  • Arena: Bridgestone Arena
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Nashville and Chicago statistics

  • The Predators are 16th in the NHL in scorers (2.9 goals per game) and the Blackhawks are 23rd in defense (3.2 blocks).
  • On average, the Blackhawks have 2.3 goals in a game (29th in the NHL) and the Predators have allowed 2.7 (ninth).
  • Nashville is 14th in the NHL in goal differential, at +7 (+0.2 per game).
  • Chicago’s goal differential is -28 this season (30th in the NHL).
  • The Blackhawks conceded 21 shorthanded goals (killing 76.7% of penalties) and the Predators scored 22 powerplay goals (succeeded on 24.4% of chances).
  • The Blackhawks have scored 18 powerplay goals (scoring 18.8% of chances) and the Predators conceded 20 shorthanded goals (killing 80.6% on penalties).

Chicago Impact players

  • Patrick Kane’s seven goals and 18 assists in 26 games for Chicago add up to 25 points this season.
  • Seth Jones is one of Chicago’s top contributors with 23 points overall (0.8 per game), with three goals and 20 assists in 30 games.
  • Alex DeBrincat is a key attacking player for Chicago with 17 goals and six assists.
  • Marc-André Fleury has played 20 games this season, conceding 55 goals (2.8 per game) with 575 saves (28.8 per game) and a save percentage of .913 (22nd in the league).
  • Kevin Lankinen has a .884 save percentage, made 282 saves (25.6 per game) and allowed 37 goals (3.4 per game).

Blackhawks Injuries:

Reese Johnson: absent (collarbone), Tyler Johnson: absent (undisclosed)

Nashville Impact players

  • One of Nashville’s best offensive players this season is Roman Josi, who has 29 points (10 goals, 19 assists) and averages 24:45 per game.
  • Mikael Granlund is another of Nashville’s top contributors in 30 games, with five goals and 23 assists.
  • Matt Duchene has 13 goals and 12 assists for Nashville.
  • Juuse Saros concedes 2.2 goals per game and accumulates 26.7 saves per outing.

Predator injuries:

Thomas Novak: Out (Health Protocols), Roman Josi: Out (Health Protocols), Colton Sissons: Out (Health Protocols)

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