Blackhawks Down New York 5-0 - Match Report
|Blackhawks Down New York 5-0 - Match Report|
New York couldn't hang with the Blackhawks on Sunday as Chicago blasted the Islanders 5-0 at United Center.
The Blackhawks were a -290 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Marian Hossa, Patrick Sharp, Dave Bolland, Niklas Hjalmarsson, and Patrick Kane each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Sharp opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 4:52 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patrick Kane and Brent Seabrook.
Corey Crawford turned in a 29-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Nathan Lawson stopped 40 of 45 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot New York 45-29 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Vancouver.