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Blackhawks Down Columbus 5-2 - Match Report

Columbus gave up 3 goals to Viktor Stalberg in their 5-2 loss to the Blackhawks in NHL action on Tuesday.

Chicago was favored by -225 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Viktor Stalberg (3), Dave Bolland, and Ben Smith each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Bolland opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 4:12 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Marian Hossa.

Corey Crawford turned in a 32-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Antoine Vermette and R.J. Umberger scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.

Curtis Sanford stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-4, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 34-25.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.