Blackhawks take losing streak into home matchup against the Canucks

Mon, Feb 12, 2024
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Blackhawks take losing streak into home matchup against the Canucks

Vancouver Canucks (35-12-6, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (14-35-3, eighth in the Central Division)

Chicago; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks take on the Vancouver Canucks after losing six games in a row.

Chicago is 10-12-2 at home and 14-35-3 overall. The Blackhawks have gone 3-17-1 in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.

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Vancouver is 35-12-6 overall and 17-8-4 in road games. The Canucks are 11-2-3 in games they score one or more power-play goals.

Tuesday's game is the third time these teams match up this season. The Canucks won the last meeting 2-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Philipp Kurashev has eight goals and 20 assists for the Blackhawks. Nick Foligno has scored three goals over the last 10 games.

Elias Pettersson has 28 goals and 42 assists for the Canucks. Pius Suter has four goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 2-7-1, averaging 1.2 goals, 2.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

Canucks: 6-1-3, averaging three goals, 5.5 assists, 4.7 penalties and 11.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: Anthony Beauvillier: out (wrist), Taylor Hall: out for season (knee), Jarred Tinordi: day to day (lower body), Andreas Athanasiou: out (groin), Connor Bedard: out (jaw), Connor Murphy: out (lower body), Nikita Zaitsev: out (knee).

Canucks: Carson Soucy: out (hand), Guillaume Brisebois: out (upper-body), Tucker Poolman: out (head).

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

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