Carolina visits Chicago after shootout victory

Carolina Hurricanes (6-1-0, first in the Central Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (3-4-4, sixth in the Central Division)
Chicago; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina visits the Chicago Blackhawks after the Hurricanes beat Chicago 4-3 in a shootout.
Chicago went 7-12-3 in division action and 16-14-4 at home in the 2019-20 season. The Blackhawks averaged 3.0 goals on 31.8 shots per game last season.
Carolina went 8-12-1 in division play and 19-13-3 on the road in the 2019-20 season. The Hurricanes scored 3.2 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 2.8 last season.
The teams meet for the second straight game.
INJURIES: Blackhawks: Ryan Carpenter: out (health and safety protocols).
Hurricanes: Petr Mrazek: day to day (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.