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Jets Fall 5-1 Against Chicago - Game Recap

Winnipeg couldn't hang with the Blackhawks on Saturday as Chicago blasted the Jets 5-1 at MTS Centre.

Chicago was favored by -153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Patrick Sharp, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Nick Leddy, Brandon Bollig, and Ben Smith each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Hjalmarsson opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 9:58 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marcus Kruger.

Corey Crawford turned in a 26-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Winnipeg got a goal from Tobias Enstrom in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 10 of 14 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-2, while the Jets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Winnipeg outshot Chicago 27-25 in the game.

Chicago heads into a battle against the Flames. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.