Arizona visits Chicago on 4-game road skid

April 2, 2022 GMT

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.

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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).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.