Toronto Falls 5-3 to Blackhawks - Recap
|Toronto Falls 5-3 to Blackhawks - Recap|
Chicago skated to a 5-3 victory over Toronto on Saturday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.
Chicago was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Marian Hossa, Bryan Bickell, Jonathan Toews, Michael Frolik, and Viktor Stalberg in the victory. Hossa opened the scoring at 1:10 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 30-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Toronto got goals from Joffrey Lupul, Joey Crabb, and Luke Schenn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
James Reimer stopped 14 of 19 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Toronto outshot Chicago 33-25 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face New York.