The Blackhawks were wildly inconsistent, but still prevailed over the Predators.
Chicago advances to face St. Louis or Minnesota in the Western Conference semifinals.
Joel Quennevile opted to stick with the rookie, rather than returning to Corey Crawford.
Chicago leads 3-2 in its first-round series against Nashville.
Scott Darling allowed four goals on 28 shots in a Game 5 loss.
Rookie Filip Forsberg had his first career hat trick, and Nashville prevailed 5-2.
Puck drop is set for 8:30 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena.
The award is given to the best defensive forward.
Carcillo is trying to raise awareness for the exit protocol of NHL players and how some need more help.
Darling has a .969 save percentage this postseason.
It took until 1:16 a.m., but Chicago earned a 3-2 win over Nashville in three overtimes.
Brent Seabrook scored on a booming slap shot one minute into the third overtime for the win.
Puck drop is set for 8:30 p.m. at the United Center.
Up 2-1 on Nashville, Chicago can take full control of the the series Tuesday night.
Darling has stopped 77 of the 79 shots he’s faced in the series.
This Blackhawks regime hasn’t let money affect goalie decisions before.
The Blackhawks’ goaltender and local product led Chicago to a 4-2 win with his 35 saves.
Jonathan Toews had a goal and an assist, and the Blackhawks had a three-goal second period.
After giving up six goals Friday night in Game 2, Corey Crawford will be on the bench in Game 3.
Game 3 is Sunday in Chicago.