Chicago vs St. Louis Wrap - Chicago Wins 5-2
Marian Hossa was the difference, potting a pair for Chicago on Saturday as the Blackhawks skated off with a 5-2 victory over the Blues at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Marian Hossa (2), Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews, and Michael Frolik each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Toews opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 0:51 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Niklas Hjalmarsson and Patrick Kane.
Ray Emery stopped 23 of 25 St. Louis shots in the victory.
Chris Stewart and David Perron scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Ray Emery.
Brian Elliott stopped 31 of 35 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 2-for-3, while the Blues were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 36-25.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.