Pre-Gamin’: Blackhawks vs Coyotes (7:30 PM CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Arizona Coyotes are 6-20-4 on the road this season and have lost their last 16 road games. Their last road win? Nov. 23 in Carolina, of course. So if there’s a team that loves losing away from home, it’s the Coyotes. But Arizona is just five points back of the Blackhawks in the Battle for Bedard so, like Tuesday, we’ll have to wait and see how this one plays out.

Broadcast Info

Puck Drop: 7:30 PM CT
Radio: WGN 720 AM

Expected Lineups

Chicago Blackhawks 

Tyler Johnson — Jason Dickinson — Patrick Kane
Philipp Kurashev — Max Domi — Taylor Raddysh
Andreas Athanasiou — Sam Lafferty — Colin Blackwell
Boris Katchouk — MacKenzie Entwistle — Reese Johnson

Jake McCabe — Seth Jones
Jack Johnson — Connor Murphy
Ian Mitchell — Caleb Jones

🥅 Jaxson Stauber

Arizona Coyotes

Clayton Keller – Barrett Hayton – Nick Schmaltz
Matias Maccelli – Nick Bjugstad – Lawson Crouse
Nick Ritchie – Travis Boyd – Christian Fischer
Liam O’Brien – Jack McBain – Zack Kassian

Jakob Chychron – Juuso Valimaki
Patrik Nemeth – JJ Moser
Troy Stecher – Joshua Brown

🥅 Connor Ingram

Injury Report

Chicago Blackhawks

Jujhar Khaira is on IR. Toews is out (sick) and Alex Stalock is still in concussion protocol.

Arizona Coyotes

Shayne Gostisbehere is hurt and not available. Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little are on IR.

What to Watch For

  • Jason Dickinson has scored a goal in three straight games and has been playing well since he jumped up to the top line with Patrick Kane.
  • Jaxson Stauber gets another game in net; Petr Mrazek will get the start in Winnipeg on Saturday night.
  • Will this be a Nick Schmaltz revenge game? Or will Connor Murphy haunt his former employer?
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