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Hawks down Flyers in wild opener

Troy Brouwer scored twice and assisted on another, as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 6-5 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final Saturday night.

The Blackhawks won the game as -200 favorites, and the 11 goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (5.5) set by oddsmakers.

Dave Bolland, Patrick Sharp, Kris Versteeg, and Tomas Kopecky with the game winner also tallied in the victory.

Ville Leino, Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell, Blair Betts, and Aaron Asham answered for the Flyers.