Chicago Ices Edmonton 5-3 - Recap
|Chicago Ices Edmonton 5-3 - Recap|
The Blackhawks beat Edmonton 5-3 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Antti Raanta's 18 saves.
Chicago was favored by -248 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Marian Hossa, Brent Seabrook, Jonathan Toews, Ben Smith, and Andrew Shaw each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Smith opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 14:26 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Niklas Hjalmarsson and Marcus Kruger.
Antti Raanta turned in a 18-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Boyd Gordon, Ales Hemsky, and Taylor Hall scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Antti Raanta.
Edmonton got a 36-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-5, while the Oilers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 41-21.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Dallas.