Columbus vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-3
The Blackhawks earned a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets on Friday at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -260 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp, Brent Seabrook, Bryan Bickell, and Viktor Stalberg in the victory. Stalberg opened the scoring at 16:09 of the first period.
Ray Emery turned in a 19-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Vinny Prospal, Artem Anisimov, and Ryan Johansen scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Ray Emery.
Steve Mason stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 35-22.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.