Arizona visits Chicago on 4-game road skid
Arizona Coyotes (21-42-5, eighth in the Central) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-35-10, seventh in the Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona hits the road against Chicago looking to break its four-game road losing streak.
The Blackhawks are 13-19-7 against Western Conference opponents. Chicago has scored 43 power-play goals, converting on 21.1% of chances.
The Coyotes are 6-11-2 against Central opponents. Arizona averages 10.4 penalty minutes per game, the fourth-most in the NHL. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 106 total minutes.
Arizona beat Chicago 6-4 in the last meeting between these teams on Jan. 6. Johan Larsson scored three goals for the Coyotes in the win.
TOP PERFORMERS: Patrick Kane has 79 total points for the Blackhawks, 21 goals and 58 assists. Dylan Strome has four goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.
Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 63 points, scoring 28 goals and adding 35 assists. Nick Schmaltz has 9 points over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 3-5-2, averaging three goals, 5.7 assists, 2.7 penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
Coyotes: 3-6-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 3.8 assists, 2.9 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
INJURIES: Blackhawks: None listed.
Coyotes: Christian Fischer: out (lower-body), Lawson Crouse: out (hand), Clayton Keller: out for season (lower-body).