Blackhawks vs Wild, Game Day Numbers

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Spor


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Chicago Blackhawks (99 pts, 42-19-15 ) vs Minnesota Wild (89 pts, 39-26-11)

7 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL

TV : CSN, NBCSN

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks last game : 1-4 L @ Penguins

Wild last game :3-2 W @ Kings

Enemy Territory : Hockey Wilderness

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Apr 03 '14 @ CHI
Jan 23 '14 CHI 1 at MIN 2 M. Cooke
Dec 05 '13 CHI 3 at MIN 4 M. Scandella
Oct 28 '13 CHI 5 at MIN 1 S. Brookbank
Oct 26 '13 MIN 5 at CHI 3 J. Pominville

57.3 : Marcus Kruger's faceoff win percentage this season. the fifth best in the NHL.

51 : The number of assists for Duncan Keith this season, the most of any defenseman in the NHL.

26.9 : The Wild's shots per game average this season, ranked 28th in the NHL.

22-7-11 : The Wild's record in one goal games this season. The Blackhawks are 14-8-15.

13 : The number of power play goals scored by Zach Parise this season, tied for third in the NHL.

9 : The number of points (2 G, 7 A) Mikko Koivu has during his current six points streak.

5 : The number of points (4 G, 1 A) Jason Pominville has against the Blackhawks this season.

4 : The number of goals Zach Parise has scored in his last three games.

2.40 : The Wild's goals per game average this season, ranked 27th in the NHL.

1 : The number of game winning goals Sheldon Brookbank has scored against the Wild this season.

Probable Blackhawks Lineup (maybe)

Forwards

Kris Versteeg -Andrew Shaw - Marian Hossa
Patrick Sharp - Michal Handzus - Brandon Saad
Bryan Bickell - Peter Regin - Teuvo Teravainen
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith

Defensive Pairings

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

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (29-15-10, 2.23 GAA, .918 save %, 2 SO)

Injuries

Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out, Patrick Kane (lower body) out, Michal Rozsival (lower body) out, Jonathan Toews (upper body) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
P. Sharp 76 31 42 73 +14 38 9 2
P. Kane 69 29 40 69 +7 22 10 6
J. Toews 76 28 40 68 +26 34 5 5
D. Keith 75 6 51 57 +17 26 3 3
M. Hossa 66 27 29 56 +27 20 4 4

Probable Wild Lineup

Forwards

Zach Parise - Mikko Koivu - Charlie Coyle
Matt Moulson - Erik Haula - Jason Pominville
Matt Cooke - Kyle Brodziak - Justin Fontaine
Stephane Veilleux - Jake Dowell - Nino Niederreiter

Defensive Pairings

Ryan Suter - Jared Spurgeon
Nate Prosser - Jonas Brodin
Jonathon Blum - Marco Scandella

Goaltender

Ilya Bryzgalov (9-8-7, 2.79 GAA, .909 save %, 2 SO)

Injuries


Mikael Granlund (upper body) and forward Jason Zucker (quad), Keith Ballard (lower body) out, Clayton Stoner (knee) out, Darcy Kuemper (upper body) out, Josh Harding (illness) out, Niklas Backstrom (abdominal) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
J. Pominville 76 27 26 53 +0 16 6 5
Z. Parise 61 28 23 51 +10 26 13 5
M. Koivu 59 10 39 49 -1 22 2 4
M. Moulson 69 22 25 47 -2 30 9 4
M. Granlund 63 8 33 41 -3 22 2 2



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