Coyotes face the Blackhawks on 5-game losing streak


Chicago Blackhawks (33-32-10, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (36-33-7, fourth in the Pacific Division)

Glendale, Arizona; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona heads into the matchup against Chicago as losers of five straight games.

The Coyotes are 18-15-4 at home. Arizona has given up 31 power-play goals, killing 85.5 percent of opponent chances.

The Blackhawks are 17-19-7 in conference matchups. Chicago averages 3.1 penalties per game, the fewest in the Western Conference. Connor Murphy leads the team averaging 0.4. In their last meeting on March 11, Chicago won 7-1. Brendan Perlini scored a team-high three goals for the Blackhawks in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alex Galchenyuk leads the Coyotes with 17 goals and has totaled 39 points. Christian Dvorak has recorded 6 points over the last 10 games for Arizona.

Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 102 total points, scoring 41 goals and adding 61 assists. Perlini has six goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 6-3-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 1.9 penalties and four penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .929 save percentage.

Coyotes: 4-4-2, averaging 2.2 goals, 2.9 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .927 save percentage.

Coyotes Injuries: None listed.

Blackhawks Injuries: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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