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Blackhawks vs Blues, Game 4 : Game Day Numbers

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The Blackhawks look to defend their home ice and catch the Blues at two games apiece.

Jonathan Daniel


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Chicago Blackhawks (1-2) vs St Louis Blues (2-1)

Blues lead series 2-1

8:30 PM CDT (why?), United Center - Chicago, IL

TV : CSN Chicago (NBCSN)

Radio : 88.7 FM

Enemy Territory : St. Louis Game Time

56 : The number of points (33 G, 23 A) for Patrick Sharp, who is scoreless in this series, has in 90 career playoff games.

6 : The number of points (3 G, 3 A) for Steve Ott, who has one assist in this series, in 37 career playoff games.

3 : The number of teams, in the playoffs, who have a lower PP% than the Blackhawks' 7.1; the Blues are 6.1% and the Red Wings and Kings have not scored a power play goal yet. (I typed this half way through the 1st period of the Kings game, so that might not still be correct but probably is.)

3-5 : Ryan Miller's career record in Game 4 of a playoff series

3-3 : Corey Crawford's career record in Game 4 of a playof series.

2.00 : Corey Crawfords's GAA in games following a playoff shutout.

Series Schedule/Results

DATE SCORE W. GOAL
Apr 28 '14 @STL*
Apr 27 '14 @CHI*
Apr 25 '14 @STL
Apr 23 '14 @CHI
Apr 21 '14 STL 0 at CHI 2 J. Toews
Apr 19 '14 CHI 3 at STL 4 - OT B. Jackman
Apr 17 '14 CHI 3 at STL 4 - OT A. Steen

Probable Blackhawks Lineup

Forwards

Bryan Bickell - Jonathan Toews - Patrick Kane

Patrick Sharp - Michal Handzus - Marian Hossa

Kris Versteeg - Andrew Shaw - Brandon Saad

Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith

Defensive Pairings

Duncan Keith - Sheldon Brookbank

Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson

Nick Leddy - Michal Rozsival

Goaltender

Corey Crawford (1-2, 2..12 GAA, .932 save % 1 SO)

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
B. Seabrook 2 2 2 4 +1 15 1 0
B. Saad 3 0 4 4 +2 2 0 0
J. Toews 3 1 2 3 +1 2 0 1
D. Keith 3 1 1 2 +1 4 0 0
J. Oduya 3 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0

Probable Blues Lineup

Forwards

Alex Steen - Patrick Berglund - TJ Oshie

Jaden Schwartz - Vladimir Sobotka - Vladimir Tarasenko

Steve Ott - Derrick Roy - Ryan Reaves

Chris Porter - Maxim Lapierre - Adam Cracknell

Defensive Pairings

Jay Bouwmeester - Alex Pietrangelo

Barrett Jackman - Kevin Shattenkirk

Jordan Leopold - Roman Polak

Goaltender

Ryan Miller (2-1, 1.88 GAA. .926 save %, 0 SO)

Leading Scorers

PLAYER GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
K. Shattenkirk 3 1 3 4 +2 2 0 0
V. Tarasenko 3 2 0 2 +2 0 1 0
C. Porter 3 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0
J. Schwartz 3 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0
B. Jackman 3 1 1 2 +0 4 0 1