6:30 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL
TV : WGN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks last game : 5-2 W @ Stars
Oilers last game : 2-4 L @ Flyers
Enemy Territory : The Copper & Blue
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|Nov 25 '13|
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117 : The number of man games the Oilers have lost to injury already this year. They lost only 114 during the entire 48 game schedule last season.
77.6 : The Blackhawks penatly kill percentage after going six for six last night in Dallas. They have moved from 30th to 27th in the NHL.
48 : The number of goals the Oilers have given up 5 v 5 this year, the most in the NHL.
30 : The number of points (9 G, 21 A) Patrick Kane has scored in 23 career games against the Oilers.
8 : The number of times the Oilers have socred first this year. Their record in these games is 1-5-2.
5 : The number of times the Oilers have lost by three or more goals this year.
0 : The number of regulation wins the Oilers have in four games versus the Western Conference this year.
-1.4 : The current goal differential of the Oilers.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad - Brandon Pirri - Patrick Kane
Bryan Bickell - Andrew Shaw - Sheldon Brookbank
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival
Corey Crawford (10-2-3, 2.10 GAA, .923 save %, 0 SO)
Michael Kostka (broken foot) out, Michal Handzus (upper body) out, Brad Mills (lower body) out
Probable Oilers Lineup
Taylor Hall - Sam Gagner - Ales Hemsky
David Perron - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Jordan Eberle
Jesse Joensuu - Boyd Gordon - Mark Arcobello
Luke Gazdic - Ryan Smyth - Nail Yakupov
Andrew Ference - Jeff Petry
Anton Belov - Philip Larsen
Nick Schultz - Taylor Fedun
Devan Dubnyk (3-7-1, 3.82 GAA, .878 save %, 0 SO)
Steve MacIntyre (knee) out, Corey Potter (back) out, Ryan Hamilton (knee) out, Tyler Pitlick (knee) out, Justin Schultz (groin) out, Richard Bachman (lower body) out