Maple Leafs Fall 3-1 Against Chicago - Game Recap
|Maple Leafs Fall 3-1 Against Chicago - Game Recap|
The Blackhawks beat Toronto 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Corey Crawford's 19 saves.
Chicago was favored by -180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Bryan Bickell, Michael Kostka, and Brandon Pirri each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Bickell opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 5:32 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Andrew Shaw and Marcus Kruger.
Corey Crawford turned in a 19-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Nazem Kadri scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Jonathan Bernier stopped 37 of 40 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-3, while the Maple Leafs were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Toronto 40-20 in the game.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Panthers. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.