Blackhawks Game Notes For Friday vs. Carolina
* Since the Hartford Whalers moved to Carolina in 1997, no team has a higher win percentage at United Center than the Hurricanes (.688).
* The Hurricanes, currently 30-30-9, have had at least 30 win and 30 regulation losses an NHL-high seven times since the 2006-07 season.
* The Blackhawks have picked up back-to-back victories at home, with each coming by at least three goals. Since December 8, the Blackhawks have won eight home games by at least three goals – the second most in the NHL over that span (Boston 10).
* While the Blackhawks have four skaters with at least 25 goals this season, no other NHL team has more than two skaters with at least 25 goals.
* Patrick Sharp has dished out at least one assist in eight of his last nine games, and is one goal and one assist away from recording 30 goals and 40 assists in the same season for the first time in his career.
* After scoring just six goals over his first 34 games this season, Alexander Semin has scored 13 goals since January 18 – tied for the second most in the NHL over that span.