Chicago returns home to face the Minnesota Wild for the first time this season on Sunday evening at the United Center. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a Duncan Keith bobblehead as part of the 2010 Stanley Cup Anniversay celebration (TICKETS).
CHI: 12-15-6, 30 PTS (7th in Central) MIN: 16-12-5, 37 PTS (5th in Central)
LAST TIME OUT
Chicago dropped a 4-3 result on the road in St. Louis on Saturday night with two goals from Brandon Saad and a third from Patrick Kane.
Minnesota topped the Philadelphia Flyers at home on Saturday night, 4-1. Eric Staal scored twice, pushing his team lead in points to 25 (11G, 14A).
In four meetings a year ago, the Blackhawks were undefeated against the Wild with three wins - twice at home - and an overtime loss. Jonathan Toews led Chicago with eight points (2G, 6A) in the season series, while Staal (2G, 3A) and Zach Parise (2G, 3A) led the way for Minnesota.
Chicago will roll the same 18 skaters from Saturday's game as the Wild visit the United Center, while Robin Lehner gets the start in net.