TIME: 2 p.m. CT
TV: NBC | RADIO: WGN 720-AM / WRTO-AM 1200 | STREAM: NHL.TV & MyTeamsApp
Jeremy Colliton perhaps said it best on Friday evening while describing the anticipation of his team: "Let's get going."
Going the Blackhawks will be, some 143 days after they last took the ice at the United Center on March 11. Saturday afternoon, they embark on postseason play in an expanded 24-team field as part of the NHL's Return to Play Plan. Chicago, six points out of a Wild Card slot with 12 games to play when the season went on hiatus, has new life in a best-of-five series against the Edmonton Oilers that gets underway with Game 1 at 2 p.m. CT from Rogers Place in Edmonton, the league's Western Conference hub city.