Recap - Wild Defeat Chicago 4-2
|Recap - Wild Defeat Chicago 4-2|
The Blackhawks came up short Friday against the Wild, falling 4-2.
Minnesota won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Minnesota got goals from Jared Spurgeon, Jason Pominville, Nino Niederreiter, and Justin Fontaine in the victory. Fontaine opened the scoring at 7:24 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 18-save effort for the Wild.
Michal Handzus, and Patrick Sharp scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Corey Crawford stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 1 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 31-20.