The Chicago Blackhawks will face Central Division foe Nashville in the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. Dates and times have not yet been announced. These two teams last met in the playoffs in 2015, with the Blackhawks beating the Predators in seven games during the opening round of the postseason. They would go on to win the Stanley Cup. Blackhawks won the 2016-17 regular-season series against Nashville, 4-1. Corey Crawford went 3-1 this season against Nashville. Blackhawks earned home-ice advantage through the first three rounds of the postseason.