Detroit vs Chicago Recap - Blackhawks Win 3-2
The Red Wings came up short Friday against the Blackhawks, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
The Blackhawks were a -185 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Brandon Saad, who beat Jimmy Howard in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Chicago. Chicago got goals from Jonathan Toews and Viktor Stalberg in the victory. Stalberg opened the scoring at 6:11 of the second period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 27-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Johan Franzen and Cory Emmerton scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Detroit got a 26-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-3, while the Red Wings were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 29-28.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Nashville.