Blackhawks bring losing streak into matchup with the Coyotes

Tue, Mar 5, 2024
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Blackhawks bring losing streak into matchup with the Coyotes

Chicago Blackhawks (15-42-5, eighth in the Central Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (25-31-5, seventh in the Central Division)

Tempe, Arizona; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Coyotes -235, Blackhawks +190; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks look to stop their seven-game skid with a victory against the Arizona Coyotes.

Arizona has a 25-31-5 record overall and an 8-8-3 record in Central Division play. The Coyotes are third in league play serving 11.9 penalty minutes per game.

Chicago is 3-14-3 against the Central Division and 15-42-5 overall. The Blackhawks are 4-17-1 in games they have more penalties than their opponent.

Tuesday's game is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Coyotes won 8-1 in the last matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Clayton Keller has 22 goals and 30 assists for the Coyotes. Logan Cooley has scored four goals over the past 10 games.

Jason Dickinson has scored 17 goals with 11 assists for the Blackhawks. Tyler Johnson has three goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 2-7-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game.

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Blackhawks: 1-7-2, averaging 1.6 goals, 2.8 assists, 2.2 penalties and 5.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Travis Boyd: out for season (pectoral), Clayton Keller: day to day (upper body).

Blackhawks: Luke Philp: out (undisclosed), Taylor Hall: out for season (knee), Andreas Athanasiou: out (groin), Connor Murphy: out (lower body), Nikita Zaitsev: out (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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