* The Canadiens were blown out, 6-1, by the Penguins on Wednesday and had their 4-game win streak snapped in the process.
* Montreal beat Chicago, 4-1, in the two clubs' only meeting last season and has now taken five of the last six contests from the Blackhawks overall.
* Tomas Plekanec netted the Habs' only goal in Wednesday's loss and is now riding a personal 4-game point streak overall (1g, 4a during streak).
* Michael Cammalleri had his 5-game point streak snapped on Wednesday and is still searching for his 300th career NHL point. Cammalleri is pointless in each of his last four skates vs. the Blackhawks.
* The Blackhawks have converted just one of their last 21 power-play opportunities (4.8%), a streak stretching back to their October 15 game at