Blackhawks vs Kings Final: 1-0 - Recap
|Blackhawks vs Kings Final: 1-0 - Recap|
Chicago's defense, led by netminder Antti Raanta, shut down Los Angeles 1-0 at United Center on on Monday.
Chicago won as a -143 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got a goal from Brandon Saad in the victory. Saad opened the scoring at 7:05 of the first period.
Antti Raanta turned in a 26-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Martin Jones stopped 29 of 30 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-3, while the Kings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 30-26.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Islanders. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.