Blackhawks and Panthers square off for out-of-conference matchup

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Friday, November 3, 2023

Florida Panthers (5-3-1, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (3-6, eighth in the Central Division)

Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks and the Florida Panthers take the ice in an out-of-conference matchup.

Chicago went 26-49-7 overall and 14-23-4 in home games last season. Goalies for the Blackhawks averaged 30.0 saves per game last season while allowing 3.6 goals per game.

Florida went 42-32-8 overall and 27-23-3 on the road a season ago. The Panthers scored 63 power-play goals last season on 276 total chances (3.4 chances per game).

INJURIES: Blackhawks: Colin Blackwell: out (lower body), Taylor Hall: out (shoulder), Luke Philp: out (achilles), Alex Vlasic: day to day (head), Samuel Savoie: out (leg).

Panthers: Sam Bennett: out (lower body), Aaron Ekblad: out (shoulder), Brandon Montour: out (shoulder).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.