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The Blackhawks travel to the hometwon of Jonathan Toews to see some old friends who own championship rings with their logo on them.

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Chicago Blackhawks (19 pts 8-2-3) @ Winnipeg Jets (12 pts, 5-7-2)

2pm CDT, MTS Centre - Winnipeg, Manitoba

TV : WGN, NHLN-US

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks last game : 6-5 W vs Senators

Jets last game : 2-3 L vs Blues

Enemy Territory : Arctic Ice Hockey

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Jan 26 '14
Nov 21 '13
Nov 06 '13
Nov 02 '13

48: The total shots on goal for Dustin Byfuglien this year, second only behind Evander Kane's 64.

11 : The number of times the Jets have given up the first goal of the game.  The Blackhawks are 8-0-2 when scoring first.

9 : The number of 3rd period goals scored by the Blackhawks in the last four games after going their previous eight games with none.

6 : The amount of power play goals scored by the Jets in 54 chances.  Their 11.1 PP % is ranked 25th in the NHL.

5 : Consecutive games in which Jonathan Toews has at least one point.  He has five goals and four assists in this time frame.

3 : The number of home wins for the Jets in eight games.

2.29 : The goals per game average of the Jets, 23rd in the NHL.

2 : The number of shorthanded goals scored by the Jets this year, both by Bryan Little.

0:52 : The average amount of short handed time on ice this year for Michael Frolik, he averaged 2:24 a game with the Blackhawks last season.

-7 : The Jets goal differential after 14 games.

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 - Ben Smith

Defensive Pairings

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

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (7-2-2, 2.23 GAA, .916 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

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

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
J. Toews 13 7 6 13 2 12 2 0
P. Kane 13 7 4 11 -9 4 3 1
M. Hossa 13 5 5 10 8 4 0 0
B. Saad 13 3 5 8 1 2 1 0
P. Sharp 13 2 6 8 4 6 0 0

Probable Jets Lineup

Forwards

Andrew Ladd - Bryan Little - Devin Setoguchi
Evander Kane - Olli Jokinen - Blake Wheeler
Matt Halischuk - Mark Scheifele - Michael Frolik
Eric Tangradi - James Wright - Chris Thorburn

Defensive Pairings

Dustin Byfuglien - Grant Clitsome
Tobias Enstrom - Zach Bogosian
Ben Chiarot - Adam Pardy

Goaltender

Ondrej Pavelec (4-6-2, 2.87 GAA, .909 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

Paul Postma (blood clot) out, Jacob Trouba (upper body) out, Jim Slater (lower body) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
B. Little 14 7 4 11 4 10 1 0
A. Ladd 14 3 7 10 6 4 1 0
E. Kane 14 6 3 9 2 21 0 1
B. Wheeler 14 5 4 9 -3 6 2 0
D. Byfuglien 14 0 9 9 -5 20 0 0

Team Stats

GP RECORD HOME AWAY L10 G/G GA/G PP% PK% PIM/G S/G S/A FO%
CHI 13 8-2-3 5-1-2 3-1-1 7-1-2 3.31 2.77 22 72.5 9.8 34.6 27 50
WIN 14 5-7-2 3-4-1 2-3-1 3-5-2 2.29 2.79 11.1 83 10.9 31.8 31.9 44.1