Blue Jackets Fall 7-4 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Chicago skated to a 7-4 victory over Columbus on Tuesday in NHL action at Nationwide Arena.
Chicago won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marian Hossa, Duncan Keith, Dave Bolland, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Viktor Stalberg, and Nick Leddy each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Leddy opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 9:10 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jack Skille and Nick Boynton.
Marty Turco stopped 29 of 33 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got goals from Samuel Pahlsson, Derick Brassard, Derek Dorsett, and Matt Calvert in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Steve Mason stopped 17 of 22 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 33-27.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Detroit.