Blackhawks vs Panthers Final: 6-2 - Recap
|Blackhawks vs Panthers Final: 6-2 - Recap|
The battle between the Blackhawks and Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Florida was handed a 6-2 defeat on Sunday at United Center.
Chicago was favored by -310 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Marian Hossa, Michal Handzus, Patrick Sharp, Brent Seabrook, Brandon Saad, and Andrew Shaw in the victory. Sharp opened the scoring at 1:10 of the first period.
Antti Raanta turned in a 29-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Florida got goals from Marcel Goc and Dylan Olsen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 26 of 32 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 3-for-4, while the Panthers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 35-32.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Stars. Florida, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.