Blackhawks Down Detroit 2-1 - Match Report
Chicago skated to a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Sunday in NHL action at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -140 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Duncan Keith and Nick Leddy in the victory. Keith opened the scoring at 2:24 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 29-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Johan Franzen scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Jimmy Howard stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-3, while the Red Wings were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 30-27.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Dallas.