Pre-Gamin’: Blackhawks vs. Penguins (6:00 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread, More

The Chicago Blackhawks will face the Pittsburgh Penguins after the Blackhawks retire Marian Hossa’s jersey. As a reminder, you’ll want to be in your seats by 4:30 if you’re planning to attend the Hossa jersey ceremony. The game doesn’t start until 6.

Jonathan Toews and Co. will have their hands full at the dot for a second consecutive day. After facing Patrice Bergeron and the stacked Boston Bruins on Saturday, they come home to face Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Penguins.

Broadcast Info

Puck Drop: 6:00 p.m. CT
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Radio: WGN 720 AM

Expected Lineups

Chicago Blackhawks 

Andreas Athanasiou — Max Domi — Patrick Kane
Philipp Kurashev — Jonathan Toews — Taylor Raddysh
Jujhar Khaira — Jason Dickinson— Colin Blackwell
MacKenzie Entwistle — Sam Lafferty — Reese Johnson

Jarred Tinordi — Connor Murphy
Jack Johnson — Jake McCabe
Caleb Jones — Ian Mitchell

🥅 Arvid Söderblom

Pittsburgh Penguins

Jake Guentzel – Sidney Crosby – Rickard Rakell
Jason Zucker – Evgeni Malkin – Bryan Rust
Brock McGinn – Jeff Carter – Danton Heinen
Ryan Poehling – Teddy Blueger – Josh Archibald

Marcus Pettersson – Kris Letang
Pierre-Olivier Joseph – Jeff Petry
Brian Dumoulin – Jan Ruutta

🥅 Casey DeSmith

Injury Report

Chicago Blackhawks

Tyler JohnsonSeth Jones and Alex Stalock are on IR.

Pittsburgh Penguins


What to Watch For

  • It’s Marian Hossa night, so be in your seats/in front of your televisions at 4:30 PM CT for the banner raising.
  • Evgeni Malkin will appear in the 1,000th game of his NHL career tonight, which is one helluvan accomplishment.
  • Get Caught Up

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    Tab Bamford has been writing about the Chicago Blackhawks for almost two decades. He joined Bleacher Nation as the lead Blackhawks writer in May 2022. Tab is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and is the author of two books about the Blackhawks: "100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" (Triumph Books) and "Chicago Blackhawks: An Illustrated Timeline" (Reedy Press, 2021). Find him on Twitter/X/Instagram/Threads at @The1Tab

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