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Blackhawks vs Kings, Numerology

Kings make their first trip back to Chicago since the Western Conference Finals.

Jamie Squire

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Chicago Blackhawks (51 pts, 23-7-5)  vs Los Angeles Kings (48 pts, 22-7-4)

6 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL

TV : WGN

Radio : 720 AM WGN

Blackhawks' last game : 3-7 L @ Maple Leafs

Kings' last game : 5-2 W @ Senators

Enemy Territory : Jewels From The Crown

Season Series/Schedule

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Feb 03 '14
Dec 30 '13
Dec 15 '13

683 : The number of career regular season wins for Joel Quenneville, one shy of fourth all time in the NHL.

399 : The number of career points for Dustin Brown.

73 : Total man games lost for the Blackhawks this season.

31 : Number of career points (18 G, 13 A) Patrick Sharp has scored in 26 career games against the Kings.

16 : The number points (4 G, 12 A) for Patrick Kane in his current 8 game point streak.

12-3-2 : The Kings' road record this season.

10-0-1 : The Kings' record when being outshot this season.

6 : The number of consecutive wins for the Kings, the last five all on the road.

2 : The number of shorthanded goals scored by Dwight King.

1.91 : The Kings goals against average, the best in the NHL and the only team under 2.

Probable Blackhawks Lineup

Forwards

Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Kris Versteeg - Michal Handzus - Patrick Kane
Brandon Saad - Andrew Shaw - Jeremy Morin
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith

Defensive Pairings

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

Goaltender

Antti Raanta (5-1-1, 2.61 GAA, .911 save %, 0 SO)

Injuries

Corey Crawford (lower body) out, Nikolai Khabibulin (lower body) out, Bryan Bickell (knee) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
P. Kane 35 19 25 44 +5 10 8 5
P. Sharp 35 15 17 32 +10 16 5 1
J. Toews 35 13 17 30 +8 14 2 0
D. Keith 35 2 27 29 +13 6 2 1
M. Hossa 30 13 15 28 +13 8 2 2

Probable Kings Lineup

Forwards

Dwight King - Anze Kopitar - Jeff Carter
Dustin Brown - Jarret Stoll - Justin Williams
Kyle Clifford - Mike Richards - Tyler Toffoli
Dan Carcillo - Trevor Lewis - Jordan Nolan

Defensive Pairings

Jake Muzzin - Drew Doughty
Robyn Regehr - Slava Voynov
Alec Martinez - Willie Mitchell

Goaltender

Ben Scrivens (7-2-4, 1.56 GAA, .943 save %, 3 SO)

Injuries

Colin Fraser (concussion) out, Jonathan Quick (lower body) out

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
A. Kopitar 33 11 18 29 +15 12 5 4
M. Richards 33 6 21 27 +6 10 2 2
J. Williams 33 11 11 22 +11 26 3 1
J. Carter 23 9 8 17 +3 6 2 2
D. Doughty 33 6 11 17 +10 36 3 1