Colorado vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-0
The battle between the Blackhawks and Avalanche didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Colorado was handed a 4-0 defeat on Wednesday at United Center.
Chicago was favored by -174 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Fernando Pisani, Jack Skille, Dave Bolland, and Troy Brouwer in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring at 7:08 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 24-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Colorado got a 27-stop effort from Peter Budaj in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-3, while the Avalanche were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Colorado 31-24 in the game.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.