Chicago, which won its second championship in four years last June when it beat the Bruins in a pulsating six-game series, will face Boston in a matinee at United Center (12:30 p.m. ET, NBC, NHLN-CA).
"There's going to be that history there," Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said. "I think it's fresh in their memory and it's definitely fresh in ours, that we still want to prove we're the defending Stanley Cup champions. I think there's a lot of respect between both teams, considering the way that series was played, but [this] is a game that we want to win ... probably more than any other game throughout the season."
Here's a look at the action Sunday: