Wild Fall 3-1 Against Chicago - Game Recap
The Blackhawks beat Minnesota 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Marty Turco's Marty TurcoSaves saves.
Chicago was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Duncan Keith, Troy Brouwer, and Jake Dowell each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 19:29 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Duncan Keith and Patrick Kane.
Marty Turco stopped 25 of 26 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Marek Zidlicky scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Marty Turco.
Minnesota got a 29-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-2, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 32-26.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face San Jose.