Edmonton vs Chicago Recap - Blackhawks Win 3-2
The Blackhawks earned a 3-2 victory over the Oilers on Monday at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -178 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane, and Viktor Stalberg each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Kane opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 5:30 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marcus Kruger and Nick Leddy.
Ray Emery turned in a 17-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Edmonton got goals from Jeff Petry and Nail Yakupov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 34-19.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Dallas.