Canucks vs Blackhawks Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Canucks vs Blackhawks Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Vancouver needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Friday in NHL action at United Center.
The Canucks were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Ryan Kesler potted the shootout winner for Vancouver. Vancouver got goals from Daniel Sedin and Zack Kassian in the victory. Kassian opened the scoring at 8:19 of the second period.
Eddie Lack turned in a 24-save effort for the Canucks.
Kris Versteeg and Patrick Kane scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Eddie Lack.
Antti Raanta stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Vancouver scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 26-24.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face New Jersey.