Ray Emery is out for Game 1 for the 'Hawks with a lower-body injury.
Crawford has split eight shootouts.
Crawford had lost four of his previous six starts.
Crawford has lost two straight and four of his last six starts.
Crawford, who had lost his previous two starts, improved to 8-1-2 with a 1.84 GAA on the road.
Crawford, who has two shutouts in his last five starts, owns a career-best .945 save percentage this season.
Crawford left his last game with an upper-body injury. He played in only the first period of Thursday night's win at St. Louis. Ray Emery relieved Crawford against the Blues and finished off a 3-0 shutout. Quenneville insists Crawford's latest injury isn't the same one that took him off the ice earlier this season.
Crawford stopped 28 shots in his first start since Feb. 12, earning his seventh career shutout and second this season. With that effort, he improved to 8-0-3 with a 1.50 goals-against average.
Crawford has been sidelined since he had 31 saves in a 3-2 shootout loss to Anaheim last Tuesday.
Crawford still has yet to lose in regulation. He's sizzling hot at 7-0-3 with a 1.65 GAA.
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