Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Wrap - Chicago Wins 2-1
The Blackhawks earned a 2-1 victory over the Wild on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Chicago got goals from Kris Versteeg, and Patrick Kane in the victory. Versteeg opened the scoring at 1:58 of the first period.
Corey Crawford turned in a 34-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Minnesota got a goal from Erik Haula in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-1, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-27.