Anaheim Ducks (19-14-7, 2nd in Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (14-18-5, 7th in Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTS LINE: Blackhawks -133, Ducks +110; over/under is 6
SUMMARY: Chicago hosts the Anaheim Ducks after the Blackhawks defeated Montreal 3-2 in overtime.
The Blackhawks are 6-10-3 in Western Conference games. Chicago is the bottom team in the Western Conference, averaging just 6.5 points per game. Patrick Kane leads the team with 33 total points.
The Ducks are 11-9-5 in the Western Conference game. Anaheim averages 9.4 penalty minutes per game, the sixth most in the Western Conference. Josh Manson leads the team, serving a total of 49 minutes.
Matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
HIGH PERFORMER: Kane leads the Blackhawks with 25 assists and has 33 points this season. Alex DeBrincat has nine goals and one assist in his last 10 games for Chicago.
Ryan Getzlaf leads the Ducks with 22 total assists and 24 points. Kevin Shattenkirk has provided four assists in his last 10 games for Anaheim.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 4-3-3, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.8 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .893 save rate.
Ducks: 3-5-2, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.5 assists, 4.7 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with a .907 percent save.
INJURIES: Blackhawks: Jake McCabe: off (Covid-19 log), Dylan Strome: off (health logs), Kirby Dach: off (health logs).
Ducks: Vinni Lettieri: out (health logs), Sonny Milano: day by day (upper body), Simon Benoit: out (health logs), John Gibson: out (health logs), Josh Mahura: out (upper body), Adam Henrique: out ( Lower body).
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.