Blackhawks vs Kings Final: 5-3 - Recap
Patrick Kane scored a pair of goals against the Kings as Chicago handed Los Angeles a 5-3 defeat on Monday at STAPLES Center.
Chicago was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Kane (2), Bryan Bickell, Nick Leddy, and Marcus Kruger in the victory. Kane opened the scoring at 1:02 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 31-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, and Tyler Toffoli scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Jonathan Quick stopped 25 of 30 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 34-30.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Columbus.