* The Blackhawks fell to the Jets, 5-three, in Chicago on Thursday, their second loss in a row, and second straight recreation blowing a 3rd-interval lead. Because the begin of the 2013-14 season, Chicago was seventy eight-zero-5 when main after the second interval previous to its final two video games; that mark is now seventy eight-2-5.
* The Sharks fell to the Oilers, four-1, at house on Thursday, snapping a six-recreation profitable streak. That was their longest profitable streak since one other six-recreation streak from November thirteen-22, 2015. San Jose hasn’t had a seven-recreation profitable streak because the 2012-thirteen season.
* These groups have cut up their two conferences this season, with every group profitable on house ice – the Sharks gained 2-1 in San Jose on November 23 earlier than Chicago obtained a four-1 win at house on December 18. Because the 2013-14 season, the Blackhawks have averaged three.zero objectives per recreation in eleven video games towards San Jose, and allowed simply 1.eight.
* Logan Couture has a objective in his final two video games, and 6 within the month of January. Nevertheless, his zero.sixty seven factors per recreation this season are his lowest since 2009-10, his first yr within the league, when he had 9 factors in simply 25 video games (zero.36 factors per recreation).
* Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with forty nine factors, though that’s a far cry from the seventy three he had on the break final season, when he went on to win the Hart Trophy. Kane’s forty nine factors are his lowest pre-All Star break complete because the 2011-12 season, when he had forty one.
* Each groups’ energy performs have taken a step again this season – San Jose has dropped from 22.5 % final season to sixteen.6 this season (-5.9 %) – the second largest within the league (Detroit, -7.7). In the meantime, Chicago’s has fallen from 22.6 to 17.6 (-5.zero %) – the fourth largest within the league.