Penguins to host Blackhawks on Saturday

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Chicago Blackhawks (0-1-1, fourth in the Central) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (1-0-1, first in the Metropolitan)

Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -173, Blackhawks +144; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Chicago Blackhawks.

Pittsburgh finished 37-16-3 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 22-4-2 at home. Goalies for the Penguins compiled a .908 save percentage while allowing 2.6 goals on 29.9 shots per game last season.

Chicago went 24-25-7 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 11-14-3 on the road. The Blackhawks averaged 2.8 goals on 29.2 shots per game last season.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

INJURIES: Penguins: Bryan Rust: day to day (undisclosed), Michael Matheson: day to day (lower body).

Blackhawks: None listed.

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

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