Chicago Ices New Jersey 5-3 - Recap
Chicago got 3 goals from Patrick Sharp en route to a 5-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday at Prudential Center.
Chicago was favored by -146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp (3), Marian Hossa, and Brandon Saad in the victory. Sharp opened the scoring at 1:34 of the second period.
Antti Raanta turned in a 24-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Marek Zidlicky (2) and Andy Greene scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Antti Raanta.
Martin Brodeur stopped 19 of 24 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 27-24.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Buffalo.