Chicago vs Vancouver Recap - Blackhawks Win 7-1
The battle between the Blackhawks and Canucks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Vancouver was handed a 7-1 defeat on Saturday at Rogers Arena.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as +140 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Fernando Pisani (2), Patrick Sharp, Brent Seabrook, Troy Brouwer, Jonathan Toews, and Patrick Kane in the victory. Toews opened the scoring at 4:59 of the second period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 27-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Vancouver got a goal from Mikael Samuelsson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Vancouver got a 18-stop effort from Cory Schneider in the loss.
Chicago scored 1 time on 8 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 41-28.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Sharks. Vancouver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.