7 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL
TV : WGN, NBCSN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 5-3 W @ Devils
Sharks' last game : 3-4 L @ Avalanche
Enemy Territory : Fear The Fin
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|Jan 05 '14|
|Nov 17 '13||SJS 1 at CHI 5||P. Sharp|
681 : The number of blocked shots by the Sharks this year, the fifth most in the NHL.
348 : The number points scored by Joe Pavelski since the 07-08 season, which is fourth most among American born players in that time frame.
78 : The Sharks' road penalty kill percentage, 23rd in the NHL.
44 : The number points (13 G, 31 A) for Joe Thornton in 42 career games versus the Blackhawks.
36-36-5-6 : The Blackhawks' all time record versus the Sharks.
35.9 : The Sharks' average shots on goal per game, the most in the NHL.
26 : The number of points (10 G, 16 A) Marian Hossa has in 28 career games versus the Sharks.
21 : The number of goals the Sharks have given up in the 1st period, the second lowest in the NHL.
10 : The number of assists by Joe Thornton in his last six games.
9-0-3 : The Blackhawks record versus the Pacific Division this year.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Corey Crawford (17-6-, 2.49 GAA, .907 save %, 0 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (lower body) out
Probable Sharks Lineup
Antti Niemi (22-8-6, 2.39 GAA, .913 save %, 2 SO)