The new-old National Hockey League Central Division rivalry between the Blackhawks and Blues reignites in week three at the United Center.
The last game between the two teams saw a 2-2 tie end abruptly with a 3-on-1 Blues breakaway with 21 seconds left in regulation to give the Blues the victory.
The Hawks will return to the United Center to play the Blues on Thursday night. Here is some basic information to know in this primer on the Blues.
Stanley Cups: 0
Head Coach: Ken Hitchcock
Captain: David Backes
Starting Goaltender: Jaroslav Halak
Last Game: San Jose Sharks 6, Blues 2
2013 Record: 4-1-0, 8 points
Leader in Points: Winger Alexander Steen, 8 points (4G, 4A)
Leader in Goals: Wingers Vladimir Tarasenko and Steen with four
Leader in Assists: Defenseman Alex Piertrangelo, 5 assists
Leader in Penalty Minutes: Winger Ryan Reaves