Blackhawks Down Buffalo 6-2 - Match Report
The battle between the Blackhawks and Sabres didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Buffalo was handed a 6-2 defeat on Wednesday at United Center.
Chicago won as a -220 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jonathan Toews (2), Marian Hossa, Dave Bolland, Jimmy Hayes, and Andrew Shaw each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Shaw opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 12:58 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Duncan Keith and Steve Montador.
Corey Crawford stopped 25 of 27 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Buffalo got goals from Jason Pominville (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 29 of 35 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 35-27.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Winnipeg.