Blackhawks vs Devils Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Blackhawks vs Devils Final: 5-2 - Recap|
Chicago got a pair of goals from Patrick Sharp as the Blackhawks skated to a 5-2 victory over New Jersey on Monday at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -210 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp (2), Bryan Bickell, Patrick Kane, and Nick Leddy in the victory. Sharp opened the scoring at 12:59 of the first period.
Antti Raanta stopped 10 of 12 New Jersey shots in the victory.
New Jersey got goals from Michael Ryder and Stephen Gionta in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cory Schneider stopped 32 of 37 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Chicago scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 37-12.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Columbus.