Blackhawks Fall 8-4 Against Edmonton - Game Recap
The battle between the Oilers and Blackhawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chicago was handed an 8-4 defeat on Thursday at Rexall Place.
Edmonton won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Edmonton got goals from Sam Gagner (4), Ryan Whitney, Cam Barker, Jordan Eberle, and Taylor Hall in the victory. Hall opened the scoring at 2:22 of the second period.
Devan Dubnyk turned in a 43-save effort for the Oilers.
Patrick Sharp (2), Jamal Mayers, and Dave Bolland scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Devan Dubnyk.
Corey Crawford stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-7, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 47-41.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.