Blackhawks vs Stars, Game Day Numbers

The Blackhawks look to get the bad taste from Sunday night out of their mouths when the Stars come calling.


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Chicago Blackhawks (97 pts, 41-16-15) vs Dallas Stars (79 pts, 34-25-11)

7 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL

TV : CSN Chicago

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks last game : 0-2 L vs Predators

Stars last game : 2-1 W @ Jets

Enemy Territory : Defending Big D

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Mar 25 '14 @CHI
Dec 10 '13 CHI 6 at DAL 2 B. Saad
Dec 03 '13 DAL 4 at CHI 3 A. Roussel
Nov 29 '13 CHI 2 at DAL 1 - SO B. Smith
Nov 09 '13 CHI 5 at DAL 2 P. Kane

688 : The number of giveaways by the Stars this season, the fifth most in the NHL.

178 : The number of penalty minutes for Antoine Roussel this season,the second most in the NHL.

141 : The number of shots blocked by Niklas Hjmalarsson this season, ranked 16th in the NHL.

127 : The number goals the Blackhawks have scored at home this season, the most in the NHL.

34 : The number of secondary assists for Duncan Keith this season, the most in the NHL.

30 : The number of primary assists for Tyler Seguin this season, tied with Sidney Crosby for 4th in the NHL.

29 : The number of penalties drawn by Andrew Shaw this season, the most on the team.

29 : The number of points (17 G, 12 A) scored by Marian Hossa in 31 career games against the Stars

15.7 : The Stars' power play success rate this season, ranked 23rd in the NHL.

-14 : Jamie Benn's +/- rating in 16 career games against the Blackhawks.

Probable Blackhawks Lineup

Forwards

Kris Versteeg - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Patrick Sharp - Michal Handzus - Andrew Shaw
Brandon Saad - Teuvo Teravainen - Ben Smith
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Jeremy Morin

Defensive Pairings

Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Sheldon Brookbank

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (28-13-10, 2.21 GAA, .919 save %, 2 SO)

Injuries

Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out, Patrick Kane (lower body) out, Bryan Bickell (upper body) out, Michal Rozsival (lower body) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
P. Sharp 72 30 39 69 +17 36 8 2
P. Kane 69 29 40 69 +7 22 10 6
J. Toews 72 28 38 66 +28 34 5 5
D. Keith 71 5 50 55 +23 26 3 2
M. Hossa 62 25 29 54 +28 18 4 4

Probable Stars Lineup

Forwards

Jamie Benn - Tyler Seguin - Valeri Nichushkin
Ray Whitney - Cody Eakin - Colton Sceviour
Antoine Roussel - Vernon Fiddler - Ryan Garbutt
Shawn Horcoff - Dustin Jeffrey - Alex Chiasson

Defensive Pairings

Alex Goligoski - Trevor Daley
Jordie Benn - Brenden Dillon
Aaron Rome - Sergei Gonchar

Goaltender

Tim Thomas (18-22-4, 2.93 GAA, .907 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

Eric Cole (upper body) doubtful, Rich Peverley (cardiac event) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
T. Seguin 69 32 42 74 +14 4 9 6
J. Benn 71 30 39 69 +18 54 5 3
A. Goligoski 70 5 28 33 -4 28 3 0
C. Eakin 70 14 17 31 -10 30 3 1
V. Nichushkin 68 13 18 31 +19 8 2 2


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