Chicago Ices Washington 6-4 - Recap

Chicago Ices Washington 6-4 - Recap

The Blackhawks earned a 6-4 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday at United Center.

Chicago won as a -154 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Marian Hossa, Brent Seabrook, Johnny Oduya, Patrick Kane, Brandon Bollig, and Brandon Saad each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Bollig opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 4:06 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Niklas Hjalmarsson and Marcus Kruger.

Corey Crawford turned in a 28-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Mikhail Grabovski (3) and Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.

Washington got a 29-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.

On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-4, while the Capitals were 3-for-6 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 34-32.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.