Blackhawks Down Philadelphia 7-2 - Match Report
Hockey bettors who backed the Blackhawks on the moneyline Wednesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Chicago easily handled Philadelphia 7-2 at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -185 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Michal Handzus, Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith, Brent Seabrook, Kris Versteeg, Jonathan Toews, and Andrew Shaw in the victory. Keith opened the scoring at 0:43 of the second period.
Antti Raanta turned in a 28-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Steve Downie and Jakub Voracek scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Antti Raanta.
Ray Emery stopped 12 of 18 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 2-for-7, while the Flyers were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 30-23.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.