SHARKS AT CHICAGO

Faceoff: 4 p.m. at United Center

TV/Radio: CSNCA, 98.5, 102.1, 92

Blackhawks update: The New Year didn't start out well as Chicago lost its first four games of 2012 by a goal each. Two wins followed before the Blackhawks dropped a 3-2 overtime decision in Detroit on Saturday. Chicago's leading scorer? Not RW Patrick Kane or C Jonathan Toews, but RW Marian Hossa with 47 points.

Blackhawks injuries: RW Patrick Sharp (wrist) and LW Daniel Carcillo (knee) are out.

Sharks injuries: RW Marty Havlat (hamstring), D Colin White (lower body) and D Jim Vandermeer (hand) are out.

-- DAVID POLLAK