The Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers are going to match up in the play-in series.
The Chicago Blackhawks are going to the playoffs if the return to play format goes through. There are still some hurdles to climb over but it seems like hockey is coming back. The Hawks have a chance to give fans their first winning experience in the playoffs since the Stanley Cup victory in 2015. It has been a crazy year but they are going to have the opportunity to come back and play.
They are going to play the Edmonton Oilers in the play-in series for a chance to move on. That has a chance to be one of the most intriguing matchups of the entire playoffs. It has everything you would want in a series of this type in a season like this. The series’ between the Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks and the one between the New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes come close in terms of the “intriguing” aspect but this Chicago vs Edmonton one is king.