8:30 pm CDT, Rexall Place - Edmonton, AB
TV : CSN Chicago
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 2-1 W @ Canucks
Oilers' last game : 4-1 W vs Panthers
Enemy Territory : The Copper & Blue
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38 : The number of blocked shots by Boyd Gordon, which leads all forwards in the NHL.
30 : The number of points (9 G, 21 A) Patrick Kane has scored against Edmonton in 23 career games.
21.5 : The Oilers' power play conversion rate, which is 9th in the NHL. Moral of the story; stay out of the box!
16 : The number of points (5 G, 11 A) the Oilers' leading scorer Jordan Eberle has in 11 career games versus the Blackhawks.
10 : The number consecutive games, including tonight, Devan Dubnyk has started in net for the Oilers.
4 : The number goals Nail Yakupov has scored this year, all of them on the power play.
3.46 : The Oilers' goals against average. Only the Flames, who the Blackhawks play on Wednesday, has a higher goals against average at 3.61.
0-3-0 : The Oilers record versus the Central Division this year.
.948 : Devan Dubnyk's save % in his last five starts.
-20 : The Oilers' goal differential on the season, 63 goals scored with 83 given up.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Brandon Saad
Michal Handzus - Brandon Pirri - Patrick Kane
Kris Versteeg- Andrew Shaw - Jeremy Morin
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival
Corey Crawford (15-4-3, 2.50 GAA, .908 save %, 0 SO)
Michael Kostka (broken foot) out, Bryan Bickell (lower body) out, Nikolai Khabibulin (lower body) out, Marian Hossa (personal) out
Probable Oilers Lineup
Taylor Hall - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - Jordan Eberle
Nail Yakupov - Sam Gagner - Ales Hemsky
Ryan Smyth - Boyd Gordon - David Perron
Jesse Joensuu - Will Acton - Luke Gazdic
Andrew Ference - Jeff Petry
Nick Schultz - Justin Schultz
Anton Belov - Philip Larsen
Devan Dubnyk (6-10-1, 3.17 GAA, .896 save %, 1 SO)
Richard Bachman (lower body) out, Tyler Pitlick (knee) out