Chicago Blackhawks (21 pts 9-2-3) vs Calgary Flames (12 pts, 5-6-2)
6:30 pm CDT, United Center - Chicag, IL
TV : CSN Chicago
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks last game : 5-1 W @ Jets
Flames last game : 3-4 L vs Flames
Enemy Territory : Matchsticks and Gasoline
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100 : The number of games Andrew Shaw has played in his NHL career once he takes his first shift tonight.
25 : Number of points earned out of possible 28, when these two teams score first.
15 : Total points (5 G, 10 A) for Jiri Hudler, who leads the Flames in points and assists.
11 : The goal differential for the Blackhawks through 14 games. The Flames goal differential is -7.
10 : The number of consecutive times the Blackhawks have beaten the Flames at the United Center.
9.3 : The average number of penalty minutes per game for the Blackhawks, 3rd lowest in the NHL.
7 : The number of goals for Sean Monahan, who the Flames picked 6th overall last June.
3: Consecutive games in which Marian Hossa, Duncan Keith and Patrick Sharp all have at least one point in.
1 : The number of wins the Flames have in their last five games.
0 : Number of shorthanded goals scored by the Blackhawks this season. Tonight is good night for the Hawks to get their first as the Flames have already given up three shorties.
Probable Blackhawks Number
Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad - Brandon Pirri - Patrick Kane
Bryan Bickell - Andrew Shaw - Jeremy Morin
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Sheldon Brookbank
Nikolai Khabibulin (1-0-1, 4.73 GAA, .818 save %, 0 SO)
Michael Kostka (broken foot) out, Michal Handzus (lower body) out, Brad Mills (lower body) out
Probable Flames Lineup
Curtis Glencross - Matt Stajan - David Jones
Michael Cammalleri - Joe Colborne - T.J. Galiardi
Sven Baertschi - Sean Monahan - Jiri Hudler
Lance Bouma - Mikael Backlund - Tim Jackman
Chris Butler - T.J. Brodie
Kris Russell - Dennis Wideman
Shane O'Brien - Derek Smith
Reto Barra (1st career NHL start, good luck kid!)
Mark Giordano (broken ankle) out, Lee Stempniak (foot) out, Christopher Breen (upper body) out