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Chicago hosts Boston after Jones’ 2-goal game

March 14, 2022 GMT

Boston Bruins (36-18-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (22-30-8, seventh in the Central)

Chicago; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago hosts the Boston Bruins after Caleb Jones scored two goals in the Blackhawks’ 6-3 win against the Senators.

The Blackhawks are 11-15-4 on their home ice. Chicago has converted on 20.4% of power-play opportunities, scoring 37 power-play goals.

The Bruins are 18-8-3 on the road. Boston has scored 178 goals and ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game. David Pastrnak leads the team with 33.

In their last meeting on March 10, Boston won 4-3. Pastrnak recorded two goals for the Bruins.

TOP PERFORMERS: Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 49 assists and has 68 points this season. Alex DeBrincat has five goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 33 goals and has 60 points. Craig Smith has seven goals over the last 10 games for Boston.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 4-5-1, averaging 3.7 goals, six assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .885 save percentage.

Bruins: 8-1-1, averaging 3.9 goals, 7.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: Connor Murphy: day to day (head).

Bruins: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.