* The Blackhawks won, 4-1, versus Detroit on Sunday. Chicago had two power-play goals on Sunday, and since February 13 (last nine games), the Blackhawks’ power play is 50.0 percent (14-for-28).
* The Blues won, 4-2, at Minnesota on Sunday. It was St. Louis’ third straight win. Since February 12, the Blues have won five straight, then lost three straight (all in regulation) and then won their last three in a row.
* This is the fourth of five meetings between the Blackhawks and Blues this season. Chicago is 2-0-1 and the Blues are 1-2-0 in the first three meetings. Since 2013-14, this will be the 14th regular-season meeting between Chicago and St. Louis. The Blackhawks have won six times, all in regulation, all by 2+ goals, while the Blues have won seven games, all by a single goal.
* Patrick Kane scored his 38th goal of the season on Sunday versus the Red Wings. He is the first Blackhawk with 38+ goals since Eric Daze scored 38 goals in 2001-02. The last time the Blackhawks had a player with 40 goals in a season was 1999-2000 – Tony Amonte – 43 goals. Kane has an eight-game, regular-season point streak versus the Blues going back to December 28, 2013.
* Corey Crawford allowed a career-high-tying six goals versus the Blues in the first meeting this season (November 4, 2015). Crawford was back in net for the next two meetings with the Blues this season, and picked up two wins while turning aside 54-of-56 (.964 save percentage) shots on net. Crawford is 14-4-4 in his career against St. Louis (regular season only).
* Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues with 30 goals this season. Tarasenko has four goals in his last four games against the Blackhawks.