Blackhawks Game 2 Notes For Tuesday @ Anaheim
* The Ducks throttled the Blackhawks, 4-1, on Sunday, recording their third straight triumph, and improving to 9-1 during the 2015 playoffs overall. Anaheim is 6-0 at Honda Center in this year’s playoffs, outscoring opponents by a combined 22-7 in those contests.
* Chicago is down 0-1 in a best-of-seven matchup for the 48th time in franchise history. The Blackhawks have a series record of just 15-32 after losing the first game of a best-of-seven. Anaheim has an all-time series record of 12-1 when taking the first game in a best-of-seven.
* Brad Richards netted the Blackhawks’ lone marker in Game 1, recording his 35th career playoff goal in the process. Including the postseason, Richards has scored at least one point in 15 of his 17 career games vs. Anaheim at Honda Center (10g, 9a in those contests).
* Four different Ducks lit the lamp in Sunday’s win, including Kyle Palmieri, who netted his first goal of the 2015 postseason. Anaheim is averaging 3.9 goals per game during this year’s playoffs – most of any 2015 postseason team.
* Including the playoffs, the Blackhawks have not scored with the man-advantage in six straight games vs. the Ducks (0-for-21 during span). Chicago is just 5-for-39 (12.8 percent) on the power-play dating to April 2 of the regular season.
* Anaheim has a 30.0 power-play percentage and 88.2 penalty-kill percentage in this year’s playoffs – both numbers are best of any remaining postseason club. The Ducks have scored more than twice as many total goals as their opponents (39-19) during the 2015 playoffs.