Chicago vs Detroit Recap - Blackhawks Win 7-1
The battle between the Blackhawks and Red Wings didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Detroit was handed a 7-1 defeat on Sunday at Joe Louis Arena.
The Blackhawks were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Chicago got goals from Dave Bolland (2), Brandon Saad (2), Jonathan Toews, Nick Leddy, and Jeremy Morin in the victory. Morin opened the scoring at 2:33 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 33-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Cory Emmerton scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Detroit got a 10-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-0, while the Red Wings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 34-26.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Colorado.