Chicago Blackhawks (71 pts, 30-8-11) vs Anaheim Ducks (77 pts, 36-8-5)
7 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL
TV : CSN+, NHLN-US
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 2-3 L (OT) vs Avalanche
Ducks' last game : 9-1 W vs Canucks
Enemy Territory : Anaheim Calling
|Feb 05 '14||@ANA|
|Jan 17 '14||@CHI|
|Dec 06 '13||ANA 3 at CHI 2 - SO||K. Palmieri|
763 : The number of days since the last Blackhawks win over the Ducks on Dec 16, 2011
69 : The number 2nd period goals for both the Blackhawks and Ducks, tied for the NHL lead.
61 : The number of the Ducks' 168 goals scored by their top line of Dustin Penner, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry.
18-1-1 : The Ducks record in their last 20 games.
10-0-4 : The Blackhawks record this season versus the Pacific Division. The Ducks are 7-2-0 versus the Central.
14 : The number of consecutive winning decisions by Jonas Hiller, tied for the second longest streak in NHL history and just three wins behind Giles Gilbert's streak of 17 in 1976.
10 : The number of road power play goals the Ducks have scored this season in 80 attempts, the 25th ranked road power play in the NHL.
8 : The number of regulation losses for the Ducks this season, all coming on the road. They are 20-0-2 at home.
2 : The active goal streaks for both Andrew Shaw and Andrew Cogliano.
.821 : The Blackhawks' winning percentage this season when scoring first, 5th best in the NHL.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Patrick Sharp - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad - Andrew Shaw - Patrick Kane
Bryan Bickell - Michal Handzus - Kris Versteeg
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Niklas Hjalmarsson - Johnny Oduya
Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival
Corey Crawford (17-7-7, 2.48 GAA, .911 save%, 0 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out
Probable Ducks Lineup
Dustin Penner - Ryan Getzlaf - Corey Perry
Patrick Maroon - Mathieu Perreault - Tim Jackman
Jakob Silfverberg - Saku Koivu - Andrew Cogliano
Matt Beleskey - Nick Bonino - Teemu Selanne
Francois Beauchemin - Hampus Lindholm
Cam Fowler - Ben Lovejoy
Sami Vatanen - Mark Fistric
Jonas Hiller (23-4-4, 2.35 GAA, .914 save %, 3 SO)
Viktor Fasth (lower body) out, Luca Sbisa (hand) out, Sheldon Souray (wrist) out, Bryan Allen (foot) day to day