Wild vs Blackhawks Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Wild vs Blackhawks Final: 4-2 - Recap|
Minnesota skated to a 4-2 victory over Chicago on Tuesday in NHL action at United Center.
Minnesota was an underdog by +170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Minnesota got goals from Martin Havlat, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Chuck Kobasew, and Antti Miettinen in the victory. Havlat opened the scoring at 1:47 of the first period.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 31-save effort for the Wild.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp and Troy Brouwer in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Chicago got a 18-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-2, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 33-22.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.