Two of the best teams in the Western Conference will be trying to break losing streaks Friday night at United Center.
The Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks meet for the first time this season (8 p.m. ET, NHLN-US), with both teams trying to break out of mini-slumps. The Ducks have dropped back-to-back shootouts, but the Blackhawks are returning to United Center with consecutive defeats in regulation, including a 4-3 road loss to the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night in which they couldn't hang onto a one-goal lead in the final six minutes.
Here's a look at all of the action on the NHL schedule Friday night: