The Blackhawks had the period's lone power play and out-shot the Lightning 15-8, but they were unable to break through Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson. Jonathan Toews had to leave the bench in the first period after being struck in the face with a puck, and his status for the rest of the game is uncertain.
Ray Emery is in net this evening for Chicago and has handled all eight shots from Tampa Bay.
Tampa has the edge in the faceoff circle and has out-hit Chicago 6-3.
The Blackhawks are looking to complete a brief but successful tour through the state of Florida; they defeated the Panthers 3-2 in a shootout on Thursday night.
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