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New York vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 3-2

Chicago skated to a 3-2 victory over New York on Friday in NHL action at United Center.

The Blackhawks were a -185 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Chicago got goals from Michal Handzus, Jonathan Toews, and Joakim Nordstrom in the victory. Nordstrom opened the scoring at 9:32 of the first period.

Nikolai Khabibulin turned in a 17-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Kyle Okposo and Josh Bailey scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.

New York got a 25-stop effort from Kevin Poulin in the loss.

Chicago scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Chicago outshot New York 28-19 in the game.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.