Wild Down Chicago 5-4 - Match Report
Minnesota earned a 5-4 victory over Chicago on Sunday, but needed a shootout to do it at United Center.
Minnesota was an underdog by +188 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Devin Setoguchi, who beat Ray Emery in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Minnesota. Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley, Kyle Brodziak, Devin Setoguchi, and Clayton Stoner in the victory. Setoguchi opened the scoring at 10:11 of the first period.
Josh Harding turned in a 31-save effort for the Wild.
Patrick Kane (2), Patrick Sharp, and Viktor Stalberg scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Ray Emery stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 35-30.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.