The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 5-3 on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center. The victory marked Chicago's seventh consecutive road win, tying a franchise record set from Dec. 9-29, 1964. The Blackhawks share the NHL lead with 19 road victories this season. Their 39 points away from the United Center share second in the league. Jonathan Toews (3), Richard Panik and Nick Schmaltz each recorded goals for Chicago. Corey Crawford made 29 saves and improved to 23-13-3 this season.
Chicago holds a 69-47-15-9 all-time record against Arizona, including a 37- 16-10-5 record at home. The Blackhawks have collected a point in 13 of their last 14 meetings with the Coyotes (11-1-2) and are undefeated at home vs. ARI over their previous seven matchups (4-0-3). Tonight's contest concludes the three-game regular-season series between the clubs this year. The Blackhawks own a 2-0-0 record vs. the Coyotes this season, with victories coming on Dec. 6 (4-0) and Feb. 2 (4-3). Crawford earned his 201st career NHL victory on Feb. 2 at ARI, tying Ed Belfour for third in franchise history. Marian Hossa paces the team with three points (3G) against Arizona this year.
Joel Quenneville won his 400th career game with Chicago (400-199-79) in his ninth season with the club on Tuesday vs. the Wild. He ranks second in franchise history in victories (Billy Reay, 516). He is one of 13 NHL coaches to record 400 or more wins with one team. Quenneville leads active coaches and ranks second in National Hockey League history with 838 career regular-season wins.
Toews recorded a hat trick and added two assists on Tuesday against Minnesota, extending his point streak (4G, 5A) to four games. It was his fourth career regular-season hat trick and second career game with five points (Nov. 25, 2011 at ANA). He leads the NHL with 20 points (8G, 12A) and five multi-point outings since Jan. 22.
Panik recorded a goal and an assist to push his point streak (4G, 3A) to a career-long four games. He has 13 points (6G, 7A) since Jan. 22 ... Schmaltz registered his first career three-point (1G, 2A) outing vs. the Wild. He has 10 points (4G, 6A) since Jan. 15 and has a point (2G, 5A) in five of his last six games. He shares second among Blackhawks rookies with 14 points (5G, 9A) this year ... Trevor van Riemsdyk collected an assist. He has three points (1G, 2A) over his last four games ... Dennis Rasmussen skated in his 100th career game.
THREE OPPONENTS TO WATCH
RW Shane Doan: A veteran right winger, Doan ranks first in Coyotes history in games played (1,449). Tonight's contest marks his 1,525th career NHL game, passing Brendan Shanahan for sole possession of 15th on the all-time games played list. He is one of nine players in NHL history to play at least 21 seasons with the same franchise. He notched five points (4G, 1A) vs. CHI last year.
C Martin Hanzal: A native of the Czech Republic, Hanzal leads Arizona in goals and shares third in points. He recorded his fifth goal in as many games on Feb. 18 at SJS. Hanzal skated in his 600th career NHL game on Feb. 4 at San Jose, leading all skaters with 8 shots and 14 faceoff wins.
C Tobias Rieder: A fourth-round pick in the 2011 NHL Draft, Rieder ranks second on the Coyotes in goals and shares third in points this year. During the 2015-16 season, Rieder set career highs in goals (14), assists (23) and points (37). He has picked up two points (1G, 1A) over his last three games.