Edmonton Falls 5-4 to Blackhawks - Recap
|Edmonton Falls 5-4 to Blackhawks - Recap|
The Blackhawks earned a 5-4 victory over the Oilers on Sunday at United Center.
The Blackhawks were a -257 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Duncan Keith, Bryan Bickell, Marcus Kruger, Brandon Saad, and Andrew Shaw each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Saad opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 18:23 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brandon Pirri and Brent Seabrook.
Corey Crawford stopped 19 of 23 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Edmonton got goals from David Perron, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Nail Yakupov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 31 of 36 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-5, while the Oilers were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Edmonton 36-23 in the game.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.