Chicago Skates Past New York 3-2 - Recap
Chicago got a pair of goals from Patrick Sharp as the Blackhawks skated to a 3-2 victory over New York on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
Chicago was favored by -159 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp (2) and Marian Hossa in the victory. Hossa opened the scoring at 11:42 of the first period.
Ray Emery stopped 31 of 33 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Steve Staios and Travis Hamonic in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Al Montoya stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-3, while the Islanders were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-28.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Sharks. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.