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Chicago plays New Jersey, looks to end home losing streak

February 25, 2022 GMT

New Jersey Devils (18-28-5, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (18-26-8, seventh in the Central)

Chicago; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -140, Devils +118; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago hosts New Jersey looking to stop its seven-game home losing streak.

The Blackhawks have gone 8-13-4 in home games. Chicago is last in the Western Conference averaging just 6.5 points per game. Patrick Kane leads the team with 49 total points.

The Devils are 8-15-2 in road games. New Jersey is ninth in the Eastern Conference recording 8 points per game, averaging 3.0 goals and 5.1 assists.

In their last matchup on Oct. 15, New Jersey won 4-3. Jack Hughes recorded a team-high 2 points for the Devils.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alex DeBrincat leads the Blackhawks with 29 goals, adding 13 assists and totaling 42 points. Dylan Strome has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Jesper Bratt leads the Devils with 16 goals and has 46 points. Nico Hischier has six goals over the last 10 games for New Jersey.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, three penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .899 save percentage.

Devils: 3-7-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.7 assists, 2.9 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while allowing 3.6 goals per game with an .886 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: None listed.

Devils: Jesper Bratt: day to day (upper-body), Andreas Johnsson: day to day (lower body).

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