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The Ottawa Senators are in town tonight for the first time in nearly 3 years.

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

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Chicago Blackhawks (17 pts, 7-2-3) vs Ottawa Senators (10 pts, 4-5-2)

7pm CDT United Center - Chicago, IL

TV : CSN Chicago

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks' last game : 5-1 W @ Wild

Senators' last game : 2-5 L vs Sharks

Enemy Territory : Silver Seven

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE GWG
Mar 27 '14
Oct 28 '13

85.5 : Senators penalty kill percentage, which is 4th best in league but they have only killed off 79.4% of their penalties on the road.

36.7 : Average amount of shots of goal given up, per game, by the Senators this year.

35.3 : Percentage of the Blackhawks' faceoffs take by Jonathan Toews.

24 : All time meetings between the Blackhawks and the Senators, the Blackhawks have 15 wins.

20 : Takeaways by Marian Hossa in 12 games this year.

6 : Road goals scored by Jason Spezza this year.

4 : Consecutive games in which both Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have scored at least one point.

3 : Points earned by the Senators in seven games versus the Western Conference this year.

2 : Assists by Brandon Pirri Monday night against Minnesota, a new career high for assists in a game.

0 : Games in which the Blackhawks have had a player score more than one goal.

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

Defensive Pairings

Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (6-2-2, 2.24 GAA, .915 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 12 7 4 11 -8 4 3 1
J. Toews 12 4 5 9 0 12 2 0
B. Saad 12 3 5 8 2 2 1 0
M. Hossa 12 4 3 7 6 4 0 0
D. Keith 12 0 7 7 -2 2 0 0

Probable Senators Lineup

Forwards

Milan Michalek - Jason Spezza -Bobby Ryan
Clarke MacArthur - Kyle Turris - Mika Zibanejad
Cory Conacher - Zack Smith - Chris Neil
Colin Greening - Derek Grant - Erik Condra

Defensive Pairings

Marc Methot - Erik Karlsson
Jared Cowen - Joe Corvo
Chris Phillips - Patrick Wiercioch

Goaltender

Craig Anderson (4-3-2, 2.81 GAA, .920 save %, 1 SO)

Injuries

Clarke MacArthur (undisclosed) day to day, Jean-Gabriel Pageau (undisclosed) day to day

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
J. Spezza 10 7 4 11 -5 10 2 1
E. Karlsson 11 3 7 10 -4 4 0 1
B. Ryan 11 6 3 9 2 8 3 0
K. Turris 11 1 8 9 3 8 0 0
M. Michalek 11 2 4 6 -5 4 0 0

Team Stats

GP RECORD HOME AWAY L10 G/G GA/G PP% PK% PIM/G S/G S/A FO%
OTT 11 4-5-2 1-3-0 3-2-2 3-5-2 2.73 2.82 17.6 85.4 11.2 31.5 36.7 46.6
CHI 12 7-2-3 4-1-2 3-1-1 6-2-2 3.08 2.58 20.8 74.4 10.3 34.2 26.2 50.5

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