Blackhawks @ Stars Numerology

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Blackhawks head to Dallas for their first meeting with the new look Stars.

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Chicago Blackhawks (24 pts, 10-2-4) @ Dallas Stars (18 pts, 8-6-2)

7pm CDT, American Airlines Center - Dallas, TX

TV : WGN

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks last game : 4-1 W vs Jets

Stars last game : 4-3 W (OT) @ Red Wings

Enemey Territory : Defending Big D

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Mar 25 '14
Dec 10 '13
Dec 03 '13
Nov 29 '13
Nov 09 '13

95 : The percentage of penalties killed at home by the Stars this year.

52 : The number of penalty minutes dished out to Antoine Roussel this year, fourth most in the NHL.

27.8 : The Blackhawks power play success rate on the road, 2nd only behind Montreal's 31%.

9 : Number of goals the Stars have scored in the 3rd period through 16 games.

6 : Number of consecutive games against the Blackhawks in which Jamie Benn has at least one point.

4 : Number of overtime wins for the Stars this year.

3 : Number of consecutive wins by the Stars, all of them on the road.

2 : Of the top three winningest active coaches are in tonight's game.  Joel Quenneville is first with 670 wins and Lindy Ruff is third with 579.

1 : Number of regulations losses by these two teams in their last ten games combined.

0 : Number of power play goals the Stars have scored at home in 18 chances this season.

Probable Blackhawks Lineup

Forwards

Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad - Brandon Pirri - Patrick Kane
Bryan Bickell - Andrew Shaw - Sheldon Brookbank
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith

Defensive Pairings

Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (9-2-3, 2.10 GAA, .921 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

Michael Kostka (broken foot) out, Michal Handzus (upper body) out, Brad Mills (lower body) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
P. Kane 16 9 5 14 -7 6 3 2
J. Toews 16 8 6 14 4 14 2 0
M. Hossa 16 6 6 12 9 4 1 0
D. Keith 16 0 12 12 1 2 0 0
P. Sharp 16 4 7 11 6 6 0 0

ProbableStars Lineup

Forwards

Jamie Benn - Tyler Seguin - Valeri Nichushkin
Ray Whitney - Cody Eakin - Alex Chiasson
Erik Cole - Vernon Fiddler - Rich Peverley
Antoine Roussel - Shawn Horcoff - Ryan Garbutt

Defensive Pairings

Brenden Dillon - Stephane Robidas
Trevor Daley - Sergei Gonchar
Alex Goligoski - Jordie Benn

Goaltender

Kari Lehtonen (7-2-2, 2.01 GAA, .934 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

None

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
J. Benn 16 6 9 15 5 7 0 1
T. Seguin 16 6 9 15 3 2 1 1
A. Chiasson 16 5 6 11 -3 15 1 2
C. Eakin 16 4 4 8 -1 6 2 0
R. Peverley 15 3 5 8 2 2 0 1

Team Stats

GP RECORD HOME AWAY L10 G/G GA/G PP% PK% PIM/G S/G S/A FO%
CHI 16 10-2-4 6-1-3 4-1-1 6-1-3 3.38 2.56 21 74.4 8.4 34.2 27.1 51.4
DAL 16 8-6-2 3-1-2 5-5-0 5-3-2 2.56 2.88 13.5 83.3 12.6 30.8 33.3 50

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