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Blackhawks Down Minnesota 1-0 - Match Report

Ray Emery stopped everything that Minnesota threw at him on Tuesday, leading Chicago to a 1-0 win at Xcel Energy Center. Chicago was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5. Chicago got a goal from Marian Hossa in the victory. Hossa opened the scoring at 15:14 of the second period. Ray Emery turned in a 20-save effort for the Blackhawks. Niklas Backstrom stopped 30 of 31 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory. On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-2, while the Wild were 0-for-1 with the man advantage. Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 31-20. Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face St. Louis.