Edmonton Ices Chicago 6-5 - Recap
|Edmonton Ices Chicago 6-5 - Recap|
Sam Gagner scored a pair of goals against the Blackhawks as Edmonton handed Chicago a 6-5 defeat on Sunday at United Center.
The Oilers were a +185 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Edmonton got goals from Sam Gagner (2), Shawn Horcoff, Ryan Whitney, Mike Brown, and Taylor Hall in the victory. Brown opened the scoring at 2:24 of the first period.
Yann Danis turned in a 21-save effort for the Oilers.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Kane (2), Marian Hossa, Sheldon Brookbank, and Brent Seabrook in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Corey Crawford stopped 13 of 16 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 3-for-4, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 37-25.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.