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Lightning-Blackhawks Thursday preview

>>TONIGHT

Lightning vs. Blackhawks

When/where: 7:30, Amalie Arena

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 970-AM

Key stats: Chicago has won 12 straight; in 11 of those games it scored first. … In the Lightning's six-game winning streak, it has scored first five times. … Chicago RW Patrick Kane leads the NHL in goals (30) and points (71). … Lightning RW Nikita Kucherov has a six-game point streak (five goals, four assists). … Ex-Lightning RW Richard Panik has two goals in five games since joining Chicago in a trade this month. … Chicago entered Wednesday with the league's No. 3 power play (22.3 percent). … Lightning G Ben Bishop is 3-1-1 with a 2.75 GAA in five career regular-season starts against Chicago.

Lightning-Blackhawks Thursday preview 01/20/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 6:54pm]
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