Blackhawks Down Buffalo 2-1 - Match Report
Chicago skated to a 2-1 victory over Buffalo on Saturday in NHL action at United Center.
Chicago was favored by -243 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Patrick Kane and Ben Smith each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Smith opened the scoring for Chicago, finding the back of the net at 9:26 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brent Seabrook and Duncan Keith.
Corey Crawford stopped 28 of 29 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Buffalo got a goal from Drew Stafford in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ryan Miller stopped 38 of 40 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 1-for-5, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 40-29.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.