6 pm CDT, Nassau Coliseum - Uniondale, NY
TV : CSN Chicago
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 1-0 W vs Kings
Islanders' last game : 5-3 W @ Bruins
Enemy Territory : Lighthouse Hockey
|Jan 02 '14|
|Oct 11 '13||NYI 2 at CHI 3||M. Handzus|
57 : The number goals the Islanders have given up in the 2nd period, the most in the NHL.
45 : The number of assists collectively by the Islanders defensemen, just nine more than Duncan Keith has by himself.
26.3 : The Blackhawks road power play percentage, the best road power play in the NHL.
21 : The number of games the Islanders have trailed after two periods this year. The Blackhawks have only trailed after the 2nd period ten times.
13 : The number of wins the Islanders have this season, the Blackhawks had 12 in the month of November.
11 : The number of points scored (5 G, 6 A) scored by Kyle Okposo during his seven game scoring streak.
7 : The number of assists from Duncan Keith in the last four games.
3.29 : The Islanders' goals against average, the second highest in the NHL. Only Edmonton's 3.36 is worse.
2-4 : The Islanders' record versus the Central Division this year.
1 : The number of regulation loses in the last ten games for the Blackhawks. (7-1-2)
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Corey Crawford (17-6-3, 2.47 GAA, .907 save %, 0 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (lower body) out
Probable Islanders Lineup
Evgeni Nabokov (8-7-5, 2.89 GAA, .903 save %, 1 SO)