Antoine Vermette had a few prime scoring chances that he just missed against the Edmonton Oilers. But the newest Blackhawks forward didn’t get discouraged.
1. Score the game's first goal: The Blackhawks have a lot of success when they score the games first goal; they're 27-7-2 with the initial light lamp.
Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault went down in pain moments after Daniel Carcillo’s crosscheck, an action that was unnecessary and once again had Carcillo drawing the wrong kind of attention
Antti Raanta’s last United Center start was a strong one, a 31-stop shutout against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Dec. 21.