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Colorado Falls 3-1 to Blackhawks - Recap

The Blackhawks beat Colorado 3-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Corey Crawford's 31 saves.

Chicago was favored by -127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Chicago got goals from Marian Hossa, Patrick Sharp, and Jonathan Toews in the victory. Toews opened the scoring at 16:02 of the first period.

Corey Crawford turned in a 31-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Ryan O'Byrne scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Chicago scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Colorado outshot Chicago 32-30 in the game.