The Chicago Blackhawks currently find themselves with 25 points on the season, which has them in the final Western Conference wild card spot. After playing just two games this past week, the Blackhawks will have their busiest week of the season as they will play five games over the next seven days.
The Anaheim Ducks will be in town tomorrow as they enter play just one point behind the Blackhawks for a wild card spot.
The Blackhawks will have a quick turnaround as they will be back in action on Tuesday night at the Nashville Predators. The Predators lost in a shootout to the Carolina Hurricanes today and are six points ahead of the Blackhawks in the Central Division. These two teams have met twice at the United Center already this year, which each squad picking up a 2-1 win.
After the meeting with Predators, the Blackhawks will play a home and home series versus the Dallas Stars; Thursday night at home and Saturday night in Dallas. The Stars currently have 25 points, just like the Blackhawks.
This crazy stretch of games will end on Sunday night when the Blackhawks host the Los Angeles Kings.
A big week against five Western Conference opponents will go a long way in the tight standings. How many of these five games do you think the Blackhawks will win?