Recap - Blackhawks Defeat Carolina 3-2
The Hurricanes came up short Tuesday against the Blackhawks, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
The Blackhawks were a -149 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Patrick Sharp clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Blackhawks. Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Sharp opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 7:56 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Michal Handzus.
Corey Crawford turned in a 32-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Carolina got goals from Ron Hainsey and Alexander Semin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cam Ward stopped 34 of 36 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-3, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Carolina 36-34 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Toronto.