The Chicago Blackhawks host the Winnipeg Jets this evening at the United Center. The 'Hawks split a home-and-home set with the Dallas Stars to kick off regular season action. They beat Dallas, 5-2, on Saturday in the Windy City. Chicago wraps up a three-game homestand on Saturday against the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins.
In related team news, the Blackhawks recalled goaltender Alexander Salak from AHL affiliate Rockford and assigned forward Brandon Saad to Saginaw of the OHL.