These two teams are ready to roll, as the Florida Panthers take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the windy city. The Panthers enter this game ranked 13th in the NHL with a record of 26-16-5 this season. Florida comes into this matchup 7-3 in their last 10 games, winning four of them in a row. The Panthers will need to keep bringing it to win here tonight. On the other hand, the Blackhawks enter this game 20th in the NHL, compiling a record of 24-20-6 this year. Chicago is also 7-3 in their last 10 games, winning five of them in a row. These two teams are on an unreal hot streak and we will see an absolute battle tonight.
Florida Panthers Continue To WinThe Florida Panthers are killing it lately. The Panthers enter this game ranked 20th in goals allowed per game when on the road. Goalie problems have big the only problem for this Florida squad, they are desperate for some solid play from Sergei Bobrovsky. Look for Bob to be the biggest wildcard here tonight.
“You’ve got to be ready to play a patient game and you have to be ready to play a low chance affair.” — Coach Q on tonight’s matchup. pic.twitter.com/GaslZCad9z— Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers) January 20, 2020
On the other side, the Panthers are 9th in the NHL in goals scored per game when on the road. Jonathan Huberdeau has racked up over 60 points so far this season and has been one of the best point scorers in the entire league. Huberdeau will have to come up big to beat this red-hot Chicago team here on the road.
Chicago Blackhawks Are Red-HotThe Blackhawks enter this game ranked 22nd in the NHL in goals scored per game when on home ice. Patrick Kane is just at an elite level still late in his career. Kane also has over 60 points this season and will be a big part of this Chicago offense if they are going to win tonight.
On the other side of the ice, Chicago ranks 19th in the NHL in goals allowed per game when at home. Robin Lehner and Corey Crawford have both been struggling this season and whoever gets the start is going to need to wake up and starting tightening up in net to help this squad keep winning.
Blackhawks are 3-8 in their last 11 Tuesday games.
Blackhawks are 6-20 in their last 26 games playing on 1 days rest.
Panthers are 4-0 in their last 4 overall.
Panthers are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest.