7 pm CDT, United Center - Chicago, IL
TV : CSN, NBCSN
Radio : 720 AM WGN
Blackhawks last game : 1-4 L @ Penguins
Wild last game :3-2 W @ Kings
Enemy Territory : Hockey Wilderness
|Apr 03 '14||@ CHI|
|Jan 23 '14||CHI 1 at MIN 2||M. Cooke|
|Dec 05 '13||CHI 3 at MIN 4||M. Scandella|
|Oct 28 '13||CHI 5 at MIN 1||S. Brookbank|
|Oct 26 '13||MIN 5 at CHI 3||J. Pominville|
57.3 : Marcus Kruger's faceoff win percentage this season. the fifth best in the NHL.
51 : The number of assists for Duncan Keith this season, the most of any defenseman in the NHL.
26.9 : The Wild's shots per game average this season, ranked 28th in the NHL.
22-7-11 : The Wild's record in one goal games this season. The Blackhawks are 14-8-15.
13 : The number of power play goals scored by Zach Parise this season, tied for third in the NHL.
9 : The number of points (2 G, 7 A) Mikko Koivu has during his current six points streak.
5 : The number of points (4 G, 1 A) Jason Pominville has against the Blackhawks this season.
4 : The number of goals Zach Parise has scored in his last three games.
2.40 : The Wild's goals per game average this season, ranked 27th in the NHL.
1 : The number of game winning goals Sheldon Brookbank has scored against the Wild this season.
Probable Blackhawks Lineup (maybe)
Kris Versteeg -Andrew Shaw - Marian Hossa
Patrick Sharp - Michal Handzus - Brandon Saad
Bryan Bickell - Peter Regin - Teuvo Teravainen
Brandon Bollig - Marcus Kruger - Ben Smith
Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy - Sheldon Brookbank
Corey Crawford (29-15-10, 2.23 GAA, .918 save %, 2 SO)
Nikolai Khabibulin (rotator cuff) out, Patrick Kane (lower body) out, Michal Rozsival (lower body) out, Jonathan Toews (upper body) out
Probable Wild Lineup
Zach Parise - Mikko Koivu - Charlie Coyle
Matt Moulson - Erik Haula - Jason Pominville
Matt Cooke - Kyle Brodziak - Justin Fontaine
Stephane Veilleux - Jake Dowell - Nino Niederreiter
Ryan Suter - Jared Spurgeon
Nate Prosser - Jonas Brodin
Jonathon Blum - Marco Scandella
Ilya Bryzgalov (9-8-7, 2.79 GAA, .909 save %, 2 SO)
Mikael Granlund (upper body) and forward Jason Zucker (quad), Keith Ballard (lower body) out, Clayton Stoner (knee) out, Darcy Kuemper (upper body) out, Josh Harding (illness) out, Niklas Backstrom (abdominal) out