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Blackhawks Fall 3-2 Against New York - Game Recap

New York got a 37-save performance from Evgeni Nabokov as the Islanders handed Chicago a 3-2 loss on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.

New York won as a +160 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.

Thomas Vanek, Kyle Okposo, and Casey Cizikas each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Cizikas opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 15:24 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.

Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 37-save effort for the Islanders.

Chicago got goals from Brent Seabrook and Ben Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Chicago got a 31-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.

On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 39-34.

New York heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.