Chicago Blackhawks (75 pts, 32-8-11) @ Detroit Red Wings (52 pts, 21-18-10)
7 pm CDT, Joe Louis Arena - Detroit, MI
TV : NBCSN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks' last game : 3-2 W (SO) vs Bruins
Red Wings' last game : 1-4 L vs Blues
Enemy Territory : Winging It In Motown
|Mar 16 '14||@ CHI|
|Jan 22 '14||@ DET|
725 : The number of times the Blackhawks and Red Wings have played in their history. Tonight is the first non divisional game between these two teams since 1981.
211 : The number of total man games lost due to injury this year for the Red Wings.
100 : The number of career games played by Brandon Saad once he takes his first shift tonight.
99 : The number of career points for Bryan Bickell
84.4 : The Red Wings' penalty kill rate, the 5th best in the NHL.
39 : The number points by Red Wings' leading scorer Henrik Zetterberg. The Blackhawks have five players with at least 40 points.
32 : The number of goals the Red Wings have scored in the 2nd period this year, ranked 28th in the NHL. The Blackhawks' 70 2nd period goals has them one back of the Ducks for the league lead.
25.8 : The Blackhawks power play success rate on the road, the 2nd best road power play in the NHL.
7-11-7 : The Red Wings' home record, which is the worst in the Eastern Confernce. However, their 14-7-3 road record is the best in the East.
2.45 : The goals scored per game average for the Red Wings, ranked 23rd 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 (19-7-7, 2.44 GAA, .912 save %, 0 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out
Probable Red Wings Lineup
Gustav Nyquist -Henrik Zetterberg - Justin Abdelkader
Tomas Jurco - Riley Sheahan - Todd Bertuzzi
Drew Miller - Darren Helm - Tomas Tatar
Daniel Cleary - Luke Glendening - Patrick Eaves
Niklas Kronwall - Jonathan Ericsson
Kyle Quincey -Danny DeKeyser
Brian Lashoff - Brendan Smith
Jonas Gustavsson (11-3-2, 2.39 GAA, .914 save %, 0 SO)
Joakim Andersson (lower body) day to day, Cory Emmerton (finger) day to day, Pavel Datsyuk (lower body) out, Johan Franzen (upper body) out, Stephen Weiss (hernia) out, Daniel Alfredsson (back) out