Dallas vs Chicago Recap - Blackhawks Win 5-3
The Stars came up short Wednesday against the Blackhawks, falling 5-3.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -148 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp, Bryan Bickell, Troy Brouwer, Jonathan Toews, and Jeremy Morin in the victory. Bickell opened the scoring at 3:18 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 28-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Brandon Segal, Loui Eriksson, and James Neal scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Andrew Raycroft stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-6, while the Stars were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 31-25.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Carolina.