* The Blue Jackets have won back-to-back games against the Blackhawks for the first time since March 25-28, 2010. The Blackhawks had won the previous 13 games between the teams.
* The Blackhawks have lost three of their first five games in regulation for the first time since the 2005-06 season.
* Patrick Kane, currently working on a four-game assist streak against the Blue Jackets, has recorded 38 points in 36 career games against Columbus.
* Cam Atkinson recorded a hat trick the last time he faced the Blackhawks (March 27, 2015), after going without a goal over his first seven games against Chicago.