Florida Falls 3-2 to Blackhawks - Recap
|Florida Falls 3-2 to Blackhawks - Recap|
The Panthers came up short Thursday against the Blackhawks, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
The Blackhawks were a -119 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Patrick Kane, who beat Jacob Markstrom in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Chicago. Chicago got goals from Marian Hossa and Jonathan Toews in the victory. Toews opened the scoring at 4:04 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 41-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Ed Jovanovski and Stephen Weiss scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Florida got a 31-stop effort from Jacob Markstrom in the loss.
Chicago scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Florida went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 43-33.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Florida, they head home to face Tampa Bay.