Chicago takes on Detroit, looks to break 4-game skid
Chicago Blackhawks (15-20-7, seventh in the Central) vs. Detroit Red Wings (18-18-6, fifth in the Atlantic)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago aims to break its four-game skid when the Blackhawks take on Detroit.
The Red Wings are 13-6-3 on their home ice. Detroit is 10th in the Eastern Conference with 29.0 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.
The Blackhawks are 7-12-4 in road games. Chicago averages 8.6 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Western Conference. Kirby Dach leads the team serving 33 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Oct. 24, Detroit won 6-3. Lucas Raymond recorded three goals for the Red Wings.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings with 19 goals and has 36 points. Dylan Larkin has four goals over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Alex DeBrincat leads the Blackhawks with 24 goals and has 33 points. Dominik Kubalik has three goals over the last 10 games for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 3-4-3, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.8 penalties and 14.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Blackhawks: 4-3-3, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
INJURIES: Red Wings: Thomas Greiss: out (covid-19).
Blackhawks: None listed.