The Red Wings defeated the Blackhawks 4-0 on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the United Center. After killing of all four of Detroit's power plays, Chicago has now successfully killed 22 of their last 23 dating back to Jan. 3. Jeff Glass stopped 22 shots in the loss and is now 3-2-1 this season.
Chicago holds a 49-39-20-2 mark all-time against the Islanders, including a 32-18-5-1 record at home. The Blackhawks went 2-0-0 in two matchups against New York last season. Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook both tallied three assists in those two games. Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 16 points (7G, 9A) in 12 career games against the Islanders. Anton Forsberg has never faced New York in his career.
Since Jan. 3, Chicago has posted a penalty kill rate of 95.7 percent, second in the league during that time. The Blackhawks have successfully killed 19 straight penalties over a total of seven games. In that stretch of matchups, Duncan Keith leads the team and ranks second in the NHL with 22:51 of shorthanded time on ice. 23-year-old David Kampf paces team forwards in penalty killing time with 14:53 of TOI since the new year.
POWER PLAY PATRICK
Since January 1, 2018, Kane shares sixth in the league with four points (1G, 3A) on the power play. He paces Chicago with 14 points (3G, 11A) on the man advantage this season.
BEASTS IN THE EAST
Against the Eastern Conference this season, the Blackhawks hold a 12-6-2 record, including a 7-4-0 record against teams from the Metropolitan Division. Kane has recorded 24 points (10G, 14A) in 20 games against Eastern Conference foes, while Jonathan Toews has tallied 20 points (10G, 10A) in as many games.
- Jan Rutta blocked a season-high five shots in 20:26 of TOI against the Red Wings.
- Tommy Wingels paced the club with three hits in the loss. He is second on the Blackhawks with 110 hits during the 2017-18 campaign.
- Keith led all skaters with 24:48 TOI. He also blocked three shots and logged two hits vs. Detroit.
- Ryan Hartman shared the team lead with four shots on goal.
- Kampf won seven of his 12 (58 percent) faceoffs. He has won at least 50% of his faceoffs in seven of his first 10 games in the NHL.