Chicago (1st - Central) at Columbus (5th - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Sat, Dec 20 - Nationwide Arena
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Chicago 22-9-1-012-20-29811-3-1-011-6-0-08-17
Columbus 13-15-2-116-15-6926-8-1-17-7-1-015-15
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Chicago
PPlayerStatusNotes
GC. Crawford
Prob Sat
Foot
12/17/14
Crawford is recovering from a left foot injury and is expected to be available for Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets.
DD. Keith
Prob Sat
Illness
12/17/14
Keith did not play Tuesday as he is dealing with an illness. He is expected back for Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets.
DT. Van Riemsdyk
I-R
Leg
11/19/14
Van Riemsdyk has been placed on injured reserve with a left patella fracture and is expected to miss three-to-four months.
Columbus
PPlayerStatusNotes
CA. Anisimov
Late Feb
Tricep
12/01/14
Anisimov is on injured reserve with a torn tricep and could miss up to three months.
CB. Gibbons
I-R
Knee
12/19/14
Gibbons has been placed on the injured reserve with a knee injury.
LWS. Hartnell
Late Dec
Finger
12/13/14
Hartnell has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss two weeks as he recovers from a broken finger.
CM. Letestu
Mid Jan
Groin
12/02/14
Letestu is on injured reserve due to a groin injury and is expected to miss six weeks.
DR. Murray
I-R
Knee
11/06/14
Murray has been placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.
RWN. Horton
I-R
Back
10/21/14
Horton is on injured reserve after been diagnosed with a degeneration of the entire lumbar region of his spine. He is not expected to return this season.
NEWS

Covers Preview - Two of the league's hottest clubs will square off when the resurgent Columbus Blue Jackets host the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Columbus has turned its season around after closing November with six consecutive defeats, winning its first seven in December before dropping a 5-4 overtime decision to Washington on Thursday. It marked the fifth straight contest and sixth time in seven games that the Blue Jackets went past regulation.

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