Blackhawks take losing streak into home matchup with the Bruins

Boston Bruins (50-10-5, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (22-38-6, eighth in the Central Division)

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

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks play the Boston Bruins as losers of three games in a row.

Chicago has a 22-38-6 record overall and a 13-18-3 record on its home ice. The Blackhawks have a -71 scoring differential, with 163 total goals scored and 234 allowed.

Boston has gone 23-7-2 in road games and 50-10-5 overall. The Bruins have a 48-3-3 record when scoring at least three goals.

Tuesday's game is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Bruins won 6-1 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jonathan Toews has scored 14 goals with 14 assists for the Blackhawks. Seth Jones has four goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

David Krejci has 13 goals and 39 assists for the Bruins. David Pastrnak has seven goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Bruins: 8-2-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.7 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: Colin Blackwell: out (groin), Alex Stalock: day to day (illness), Jonathan Toews: out (illness), Reese Johnson: out (concussion), Anders Bjork: day to day (undisclosed), Andreas Englund: out (hamstring), Connor Murphy: day to day (personal).

Bruins: Nick Foligno: out (lower-body), Hampus Lindholm: day to day (lower body), Taylor Hall: out (lower body).


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

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