Blackhawks Game Notes For Monday vs. Calgary

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

* The Flames dropped a 6-4 home decision to the Blues on Saturday night, losing for the fifth time in their first six games for the second consecutive season (1-4-1 this season, started 1-5-0 last year). Calgary has gone without a power-play goal in five straight tilts (1-for-25 overall with the man-advantage this season).

* Chicago beat Toronto, 5-4, in a shootout at United Center on Saturday night, winning for the third time in the last four games after beginning the year 0-2-0. The Blackhawks are 11-5 (.688) in shootouts since the beginning of 2014-15 – third best in the NHL.
* The Blackhawks went 4-0-1 against the Flames in 2015-16, allowing one goal or fewer in four of those five contests. Dating to the beginning of 2012-13, Chicago is 8-0-4 in its last 12 skates with Calgary – tied for the third-longest active point streak by any team vs. any opponent.
* Former Blackhawk, Kris Versteeg, lit the lamp twice Saturday night, scoring his first goals of the season. Versteeg has five points (1g, 4a) in six career skates against Chicago.
* Richard Panik notched his sixth marker of the season Saturday night, matching his entire total of goals from 2015-16 (played in 30 games last year). Panik has one goal in four career skates against the Flames.
* Chicago has allowed at least one power-play goal in each of its first six games of the season – its longest such streak to begin any year since 2005-06 (14 straight). Not surprisingly, the Blackhawks have the worst penalty-kill percentage in the league (42.9 percent).