7 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL
TV : CSN Chicago, NBCSN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 5-2 W @ Coyotes
Stars' last game : 2-3 L (SO) vs Oilers
Enemy Territory : Defending Big D
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|Dec 10 '13|
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|Nov 29 '13||CHI 2 at DAL 1 - SO||B. Smith|
|Nov 09 '13||CHI 5 at DAL 2||P. Kane|
454 : The number of career points (165 G, 289 A) scored by Patrick Kane which is more than anyone else from the 2007 draft class.
31 : The number of goals the Blackhawks have outscored the Stars by this year, 98-67.
22 : The number of times the Blackhawks have outshot their opponents this year. They have a 15-3-4 record in these games.
14 : The number points scored by Alex Chiasson, which is the third most on the team. The Blackhawks have eight players with more than 14 points, including two defensemen.
10.5 : The Stars' power play success rate, the worst in the NHL.
8.0 : The Blackhawks' average penalty minutes per game, the second lowest in the NHL.
7-3-1 : The Blackawks' record, since 2000, in their first home game after the circus trip.
7 : The number of consecutive games in which Duncan Keith has at least one assist.
6 : The number of consecutive games the Blackhawks have won overall and also against the Stars.
1 : The number of regulation wins the Stars have within the Central Division in eight games.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad - Brandon Pirri - Patrick Kane
Kris Versteeg - Andrew Shaw - Sheldon Brookbank
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Niklas Hjalmarsson - Johnny Oduya
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival
Corey Crawford (17-4-3, 2.36 GAA, .913 save %, 0 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (lower body) out, Bryan Bickell (lower body) out, Michal Handzus (missed morning skate)
Probable Stars Lineup
Jamie Benn - Cody Eakin - Alex Chiasson
Erik Cole - Rich Peverley - Ray Whitney
Antoine Roussel - Vernon Fiddler - Ryan Garbutt
Dustin Jeffrey - Shawn Horcoff - Valeri Nichushkin
Brenden Dillon - Jamie Oleksiak
Alex Goligoski - Trevor Daley
Jordie Benn - Sergei Gonchar
Kari Lehtonen (10-5-4, 2.18 GAA, .926 save %, 1 SO)
Stephane Robidas (broken leg) out, Tyler Seguin (concussion) doubtful