Chicago Blackhawks vs Colorado Avalanche – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Chicago Blackhawks
Final
3:2
Colorado Avalanche
Highlights and Stats


The Chicago Blackhawks come against the Colorado Avalanche for their next game scheduled for Thursday, 09:30 PM EDT at the United Center. The Blackhawks are at number 8 in the Central Division with 24 points, while the Avalanche is currently occupying the 6th position, after collecting 43 points in the course of the season so far.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Colorado Avalanche Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 10-12-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
1 0 1 2
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
2 2 1 5

The two teams last met on the ice on 12/10/2022, and the clash ended in a 5-2 Colorado home win. One of the main reasons behind the Avalanche’s triumph was the performance of Artturi Lehkonen. He was on the ice for 19:18 and ended the game with two goals and one assist to his credit. Jonathan Toews tried his best for the Chicago Blackhawks. He scored on one of three shots on goal in 14:13 of playing time. Alexandar Georgiev also had a leading role for the Avalanche, saving 15 of the Blackhawks’ total 17 attempts on goal. His counterpart, Petr Mrazek, was challenged with 35 attempts towards his goal, and five of those made it through to the back of his net. The Colorado Avalanche have stamped their total dominance in the most recent five H2H clashes, enjoying a 5-0 balance across this time frame.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team10-12-202201-28-202201-24-202201-04-202210-13-2021
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
24 03 2
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
5 62 44

Chicago Blackhawks Form

*Last 10 Chicago Blackhawks Games - 3:7:0
01-08-202301-06-202301-03-202301-01-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-21-202212-18-2022
4:3vs Calgary Flames2:0vs Arizona Coyotes1:4vs Tampa Bay Lightning2:5vs San Jose Sharks4:1@ Columbus Blue Jackets3:1@ St. Louis Blues3:0@ Carolina Hurricanes5:2vs Columbus Blue Jackets2:4vs Nashville Predators1:7vs New York Rangers

On January 8, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Calgary Flames by a score of 4-3. It was Lukas Reichel who concluded the match as the team’s best skater on the night. He spent 16:16 on the ice and was personally responsible for earning 3 points. Reichel finished the game by scoring one of his five shots on goal and assisting on another two. The Blackhawks’ netminder Alex Stalock’s exploits also need to be mentioned, as he deflected 44 of the 47 shots sent towards his net, which was another reason behind the victory. The team is 3-7-0 in the last ten games and is on a streak of two back-to-back wins. The calendar shows that the Chicago Blackhawks will next be against the Seattle Kraken on January 14 at their own arena.

Chicago Blackhawks Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    86.00
  • Goals Against
    144.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Chicago Blackhawks Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Arvid Soderblom

    Games Played:15
    Saves Percentage:0.894
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Max Domi

    Games Played:39
    Goals:12
    Assists:16

Chicago Blackhawks Missing Players

NONE

Colorado Avalanche Form

*Last 10 Colorado Avalanche Games - 4:5:1
01-10-202301-07-202301-05-202301-02-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-2022
4:5vs Florida Panthers2:3@ Edmonton Oilers4:2@ Vancouver Canucks2:3vs Vegas Golden Knights2:6vs Toronto Maple Leafs4:5vs Los Angeles Kings6:3@ Arizona Coyotes2:3@ Nashville Predators2:1vs Montreal Canadiens1:0vs New York Islanders

The Avalanche’s most recent meeting was against the Florida Panthers on January 10, when they were defeated 4-5 at home. Colorado was led by Mikko Rantanen, who finished with 2 points on the night. He was on the ice for 24:03 and sent six shots towards the opposition goal, with one of them nestling in the net. Rantanen also delivered one assist. Goalie Alexandar Georgiev was another key figure for the Colorado Avalanche, as he ended the clash with a 0.871 save percentage. The team had won four of the previous ten games, while losing five during the regular season and one in overtime or shootouts. The Avalanche are on a L1 run at the moment. In their next meeting on Saturday, January 14th, the Avalanche will welcome the Ottawa Senators.

Colorado Avalanche Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    116.00
  • Goals Against
    115.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Colorado Avalanche Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Alexandar Georgiev

    Games Played:30
    Saves Percentage:0.915
    Shutouts:8
  • Top Skater

    Mikko Rantanen

    Games Played:39
    Goals:27
    Assists:23

Colorado Avalanche Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
1 1 1 3
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
1 1 0 2
Chicago BlackhawksColorado Avalanche
  • Score

    3
    2
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    4
  • PP Goals

    0
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Chicago BlackhawksvsColorado Avalanche
  • 1`03:24
    Sam LaffertyColin Blackwell
    1-0
  • 1`11:40
    1-1
    Evan RodriguesNathan MacKinnon
  • 1`12:01
    Tyler Johnson2 minutes for Tripping Andrew Cogliano
    -
  • 1`15:14
    Andreas Athanasiou4 minutes for High Sticking Jacob MacDonald
    -
  • 2`01:44
    Andreas AthanasiouIsaak Phillips, Petr Mrazek
    2-1
  • 2`05:52
    -
    Kurtis MacDermid2 minutes for Cross Checking Colin Blackwell
  • 2`08:52
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