Hawks take commanding lead

Hawks take commanding lead

Jonathan Toews potted a hat trick and finished with five points as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 Friday to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal.

The Blackhawks won this game as +110 underdogs, while the 11 goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (6) set by oddsmakers.

Brent Seabrook, Patrick Sharp, Tomas Kopecky, and Dave Bolland added singles in the win.

Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Kyle Wellwood, and Alexander Edler tallied for the Canucks.