Blackhawks Game Notes For Saturday @ Los Angeles

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* The Chicago Blackhawks have had the upper hand against the Los Angeles Kings over the past few seasons (7 wins to 3), but the Kings have dominated the physical play (39 hits per game to 18.3).

* The Blackhawks have been one of the best teams at even strength this season. Their +20 even strength goal differential is second only to the New York Rangers.

*Patrick Kane has a point in all but one of the Blackhawks’ wins – the 3-0 win against the Kings on October 30.

* The Kings have gotten 27.8% of their goals from defenseman, second only to the Islanders 31.3%.