Blackhawks Down Detroit 3-2 - Match Report
Chicago earned a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Joe Louis Arena.
Chicago was an underdog by +153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Patrick Kane potted the shootout winner for Chicago. Viktor Stalberg and Andrew Shaw each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Stalberg opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 10:14 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patrick Sharp and Marcus Kruger.
Corey Crawford turned in a 30-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Jimmy Howard stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 0 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Detroit 33-32 in the game.