Minnesota vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 5-2
|Minnesota vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 5-2|
Chicago got a pair of goals from Dave Bolland as the Blackhawks skated to a 5-2 victory over Minnesota on Thursday 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.
Chicago got goals from Dave Bolland (2), Viktor Stalberg, Jimmy Hayes, and Andrew Shaw in the victory. Shaw opened the scoring at 11:33 of the first period.
Ray Emery turned in a 21-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Minnesota got goals from Kyle Brodziak and Devin Setoguchi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Josh Harding stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 2-for-3, while the Wild were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Minnesota 30-23 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face St. Louis.