Blackhawks Down Dallas 5-2 - Match Report
Dave Bolland scored twice to lead the Blackhawks over Dallas 5-2 on Saturday at United Center.
Chicago was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Dave Bolland (2), Andrew Brunette, Patrick Sharp, and Jonathan Toews each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Brunette opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 8:06 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patrick Sharp and Patrick Kane.
Corey Crawford turned in a 19-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Dallas got goals from Sheldon Souray and Vernon Fiddler in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dallas got a 26-stop effort from Andrew Raycroft in the loss.
Chicago scored 1 time on 7 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 31-21.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Phoenix.