Blackhawks bring losing streak into home matchup against the Canucks
Vancouver Canucks (33-34-5, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-42-6, eighth in the Central Division)
Chicago; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Canucks -171, Blackhawks +145; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks take on the Vancouver Canucks as losers of four in a row.
Chicago has a 24-42-6 record overall and a 14-18-3 record on its home ice. The Blackhawks have gone 20-8-3 when scoring at least three goals.
Vancouver has a 16-16-4 record in road games and a 33-34-5 record overall. The Canucks have given up 263 goals while scoring 241 for a -22 scoring differential.
The matchup Sunday is the second time these teams meet this season. The Canucks won 5-2 in the previous matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Taylor Raddysh has 20 goals and 13 assists for the Blackhawks. Joey Anderson has scored three goals with two assists over the last 10 games.
Elias Pettersson has 33 goals and 58 assists for the Canucks. Jonathan Tanner Miller has scored eight goals and added eight assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.6 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.
Canucks: 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.
INJURIES: Blackhawks: Colin Blackwell: out for season (groin), Jonathan Toews: out (illness), Anders Bjork: out (undisclosed), Andreas Englund: out (hamstring), Cole Guttman: out for season (shoulder), Petr Mrazek: day to day (head).
Canucks: Oliver Ekman-Larsson: out (lower body), Noah Juulsen: day to day (lower body), Ilya Mikheyev: out for season (knee), Tanner Pearson: out for season (hand), Travis Dermott: out (undisclosed), Tucker Poolman: out (undisclosed).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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