Blackhawks Down Columbus 2-1 - Match Report
The Blue Jackets came up short Thursday against the Blackhawks, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
The Blackhawks were a -156 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Patrick Kane clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Blackhawks. Chicago got goals from Johnny Oduya in the victory. Oduya opened the scoring at 16:45 of the second period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 29-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Jack Johnson scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 39 of 40 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-1, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Columbus 40-30 in the game.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Stars. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.