New Jersey Skates Past Chicago 5-3 - Recap
New Jersey skated to a 5-3 victory over Chicago on Wednesday in NHL action at United Center.
New Jersey was an underdog by +170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jason Arnott, Jamie Langenbrunner, Travis Zajac, Andy Greene, and Brad Mills each scored for the Devils in the victory. Arnott opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 15:31 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patrik Elias.
Johan Hedberg stopped 21 of 24 Chicago shots in the victory.
Brian Campbell, Fernando Pisani, and Viktor Stalberg scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Marty Turco stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-3, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot New Jersey 32-24 in the game.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.