W2W4: Coyotes at Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- Here’s what to watch for when the Chicago Blackhawks and Arizona Coyotes play at the United Center on Tuesday:

• The Blackhawks have been struggling in recent weeks. They are 5-6-0 and have allowed 38 goals in their last 11 games. They’re coming off consecutive home losses to Central Division opponents. The Blackhawks held a team meeting Monday to address their issues.

• The Coyotes have had their own share of problems lately. They arrive to Chicago with a five-game losing streak and are 2-5-1 in January. The Coyotes are 16-24-5 overall this season.

• The Blackhawks’ morning skate lines were Brandon SaadJonathan ToewsMarian Hossa, Bryan BickellBrad RichardsPatrick Kane, Patrick SharpAndrew Shaw - Teuvo Teravainen, Joakim NordstromMarcus KrugerBen Smith. Their defenseman pairings are expected to be Duncan Keith - Brent Seabrook, Johnny Oduya - Niklas Hjalmarsson, David Rundblad - Michal Rozsival.

Antti Raanta will start in net for the Blackhawks. He’s 6-3-0 with a 1.96 goals-against average and .934 save percentage.

Mike Smith is expected to start in net for the Coyotes. He's 7-19-3 with a 3.43 goals-against average and .887 save percentage.

• Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo was suspended six games Monday for his crosscheck on Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault.

• The Coyotes are led by Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s 12 goals and forward Antoine Vermette’s 30 points. Tobias Rieder is the only player with a positive plus/minus rating.

• The Blackhawks are led by Kane’s 21 goals and 48 points. Saad is second on the team with 15 goals and has eight goals in the last 10 games.