San Jose vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 6-3
Marian Hossa was the difference, potting a pair for Chicago on Monday as the Blackhawks skated off with a 6-3 victory over the Sharks at United Center.
Chicago won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marian Hossa (2), Jonathan Toews, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Patrick Kane, and Viktor Stalberg each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Stalberg opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 12:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Chris Campoli and Ryan Johnson.
Corey Crawford turned in a 33-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Joe Thornton, Joe Pavelski, and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
San Jose got a 14-stop effort from Antti Niemi in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 2-for-6, while the Sharks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Chicago 36-34 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Dallas.