Recap - Blackhawks Defeat San Jose 4-1

Recap - Blackhawks Defeat San Jose 4-1

Chicago skated to a 4-1 victory over San Jose on Friday in NHL action at United Center.

The Blackhawks were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Chicago got goals from Dave Bolland, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Marcus Kruger, and Andrew Shaw in the victory. Bolland opened the scoring at 19:16 of the first period.

Ray Emery stopped 27 of 28 San Jose shots in the victory.

Tim Kennedy scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Ray Emery.

Antti Niemi stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-5, while the Sharks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 37-28.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track at St. Louis.