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Blackhawks get another crack at the Minnesota Wild tonight in St. Paul.

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

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Chicago Blackhawks (15 pts, 6-2-3) @ Minnesota Wild (15 pts, 6-3-3)

7pm CDT Xcel Engery Center - St. Paul, MN

TV : CSN Chicago

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks' last game : 3-5 L vs Wild

Wild's last game : 5-3 W @ Blackhawks

Enemy Territory : Hockey Wilderness

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Apr 02 '14
Jan 22 '14
Dec 04 '13
Oct 27 '13
Oct 25 '13 MIN 5 at CHI 3 J. Pominville

600 : Career games played by Jason Pominville.

140 : Career power play goals by Dany Heatly, which is the most in the NHL since 2001-02.

63 : Shots on goal by Zach Parise this season, Patrick Sharp leads the Blackhawks with 45

54.8 : Face off winning percentage for the Wild, the 4th best in the NHL

13 : Power play goals scored by the Wild this season, which is the most in the NHL.

11 : First round draft picks currently on the Wild's roster.

9 : All time wins for the Blackhawks at the Xcel Center in 24 games.

6: Points (3 G, 3 A) on the power play by Patrick Kane.

1 : Games in which the Blackhawks have been out shot.

0 : Combined wins by the Blackhawks and Wild when their opponent scores first.

Probable Blackhawks Lineup

Forwards

Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad - Brandon Pirri - Patrick Kane
Bryan Bickell - Andrew Shaw - Jeremy Morin
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Brad Mills/Ben Smith

Defensive Pairings

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

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (5-2-2, 2.37 GAA, .908 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

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

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
P. Kane 11 6 3 9 -9 4 3 1
J. Toews 11 4 4 8 -2 12 2 0
M. Hossa 11 4 2 6 5 4 0 0
B. Saad 11 2 4 6 0 0 1 0
N. Hjalmarsson 11 0 6 6 5 4 0 0

Probable Wild Lineup

Forwards

Zach Parise - Mikko Koivu - Justin Fontaine
Nino Niederreiter - Mikael Granlund - Jason Pominville
Dany Heatley - Kyle Brodziak - Matt Cooke
Torrey Mitchell - Zenon Konopka - Stephane Veilleux

Defensive Pairings

Ryan Suter - Jared Spurgeon
Matthew Dumba - Clayton Stoner
Marco Scandella - Nate Prosser

Goaltender

Niklas Backstrom (1-0-2, 2.99 GAA, .885 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries


Josh Harding (sprained knee) out, Jonas Brodin (fractured cheekbone) out, Charlie Coyle (sprained MCL) out, Keith Ballard (upper body) out, Mike Rupp (lower body) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
Z. Parise 12 6 3 9 3 6 4 1
M. Cooke 12 3 5 8 6 6 0 2
M. Koivu 12 1 7 8 4 8 0 0
R. Suter 12 0 7 7 2 6 0 0
M. Granlund 12 0 7 7 0 6 0 0

Team Stats

GP RECORD HOME AWAY L10 G/G GA/G PP% PK% PIM/G S/G S/A FO%
CHI 11 6-2-3 4-1-2 2-1-1 5-2-3 2.91 2.73 20 72.2 9.5 34.7 25.8 51.2
MIN 12 6-3-3 4-0-2 2-3-1 6-3-1 2.42 2 26 76.5 12.4 29.8 23 54.8

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