Chicago vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 5-4
The Blackhawks came up short Wednesday against the Red Wings, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
The Red Wings were a +155 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Darren Helm, who beat Corey Crawford in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Detroit. Detroit got goals from Patrick Eaves, Kyle Quincey, Tomas Tatar, and Gustav Nyquist in the victory. Tatar opened the scoring at 11:14 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 31-save effort for the Red Wings.
Chicago got goals from Marian Hossa, Patrick Sharp, Marcus Kruger, and Andrew Shaw in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Corey Crawford stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-4, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 35-31.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Minnesota.