Chicago Skates Past Los Angeles 5-2 - Recap
Marian Hossa scored twice to lead the Blackhawks over Los Angeles 5-2 on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Chicago was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Marian Hossa (2), Jonathan Toews, Michael Frolik, and Patrick Kane each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Kane opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 3:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marian Hossa.
Corey Crawford turned in a 19-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Los Angeles got goals from Rob Scuderi and Jordan Nolan in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jonathan Quick stopped 17 of 22 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-5, while the Kings were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Los Angeles 22-21 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Colorado.