Blackhawks face the Lightning on 3-game slide

April 1, 2022 GMT

Chicago Blackhawks (24-34-10, seventh in the Central) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (42-18-6, third in the Atlantic)

Tampa, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -319, Blackhawks +254; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago looks to end its three-game skid with a win over Tampa Bay.

The Lightning are 20-6-4 on their home ice. Tampa Bay ranks 10th in the league averaging 3.3 goals per game, led by Steven Stamkos with 30.

The Blackhawks are 13-17-5 in road games. Chicago has converted on 21% of power-play opportunities, scoring 42 power-play goals.

In their last meeting on March 6, Tampa Bay won 6-3. Victor Hedman scored a team-high two goals for the Lightning in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pierre-Edouard Bellemare leads the Lightning with a plus-22 in 65 games this season. Stamkos has three goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.


Patrick Kane has 79 total points while scoring 21 goals and totaling 58 assists for the Blackhawks. Dylan Strome has four goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 5-5-0, averaging 2.3 goals, four assists, 5.6 penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .931 save percentage.

Blackhawks: 3-5-2, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.9 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.

INJURIES: Lightning: Ryan McDonagh: out (upper-body).

Blackhawks: None listed.


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