Chicago Blackhawks (99 pts, 42-18-15) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (99 pts 47-22-5)
6:30 pm CDT, Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
TV : NBCSN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks last game : 3-5 L @ Senators
Penguins last game : 2-1 W @ Blue Jackets
Enemy Territory : PensBurgh
|Mar 30 '14||@ PIT|
|Mar 01 '14||PIT 1 at CHI 5||J. Toews|
41 : The number of shots on goal the Blackhawks have in overtime this season, but have yet to score a goal.
40 : The Penguins goal differential at home this year.
34 : The number of goals for both Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby, who play on the same line. The duo have combined for 30.4% of all the Penguins' goals this year.
23.4 : The Penguins power play percentage, the second best in the NHL.
9 : The number of times the Penguins have lost by three or more goals this season, the Blackhawks have done it four times.
7-8-1 : The Penguins record since the Olympic break.
6-0-3 : The Penguins record versus the Blackhawks in their last nine games in Pittsburgh.
5 : The number of goals needed for Jonathan Toews for 200 in his career.
3 : The number of consecutive games the Penguins have lost on home ice.
.885 : The winning percentage for both teams when leading after the 1st period, tied for the NHL lead.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup
Kris Versteeg - Jonathan Toews - Marian Hossa
Patrick Sharp - Michal Handzus - Andrew Shaw
Brandon Saad - Teuvo Teravainen - Bryan Bickell
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Sheldon Brookbank
Corey Crawford (29-14-10, 2.22 GAA, .918 save %, 2 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out, Patrick Kane (lower body) out, Michal Rozsival (lower body) out
Probable Penguins Lineup
Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Lee Stempniak
Beau Bennett - Jussi Jokinen - James Neal
Taylor Pyatt - Brandon Sutter - Brian Gibbons
Tanner Glass - Craig Adams - Jayson Megna
Robert Bortuzzo - Brooks Orpik
Matt Niskanen - Rob Scuderi
Deryk Engelland - Simon Despres
Marc-Andre Fleury (35-17-4, 2.35 GAA, .917 save %, 5 SO)
Marcel Goc (ankle) out, Evgeni Malkin (foot) out, Pascal Dupuis (knee surgery) out, Chris Conner (hand surgery) out, Joe Vitale (upper body) out, Kris Letang (stroke) out, Paul Martin (hand fracture) out, Tomas Vokoun (blood clot) out
PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW