Maple Leafs vs Blackhawks Final: 7-3 - Recap
|Maple Leafs vs Blackhawks Final: 7-3 - Recap|
The battle between the Maple Leafs and Blackhawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chicago was handed a 7-3 defeat on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.
The Maple Leafs were a +165 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.
Toronto got goals from Joffrey Lupul (2), Peter Holland (2), Phil Kessel, Nikolai Kulemin, and Jerry D'Amigo in the victory. Holland opened the scoring at 7:14 of the first period.
Jonathan Bernier turned in a 25-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Patrick Kane (2) and Brandon Saad scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Jonathan Bernier.
Chicago got a 20-stop effort from Antti Raanta in the loss.
Toronto scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 32-28.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.