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Chicago Ices Carolina 3-2 - Recap

The Blackhawks beat Carolina 3-2 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Corey Crawford's 26 saves.

The Blackhawks were a -230 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Chicago got goals from Patrick Sharp, Kris Versteeg, and Jonathan Toews in the victory. Sharp opened the scoring at 3:09 of the second period.

Corey Crawford turned in a 26-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Alexander Semin (2) scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.

Anton Khudobin stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-5, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.

Carolina outshot Chicago 28-25 in the game.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.