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Chicago Ices Minnesota 5-1 - Recap

Minnesota couldn't hang with the Blackhawks on Thursday as Chicago blasted the Wild 5-1 at United Center.

Chicago won as a -250 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Chicago got goals from Marian Hossa (2), Patrick Sharp, Marcus Kruger, and Andrew Shaw in the victory. Hossa opened the scoring at 15:39 of the first period.

Corey Crawford stopped 21 of 22 Minnesota shots in the victory.

Minnesota got a goal from Torrey Mitchell in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Minnesota got a 15-stop effort from Josh Harding in the loss.

Chicago scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 33-22.