Date: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019
The Maple Leafs came up short Wednesday against the Blackhawks, falling 5-4.
Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as +210 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.0.
Duncan Keith, Alex DeBrincat, Dominik Kahun, Brandon Saad, and Brendan Perlini each scored for the Blackhawks in the victory. Keith opened the scoring for Chicago.
Corey Crawford turned in a 17-save effort for the Blackhawks.
Morgan Rielly, Auston Matthews, John Tavares, and Andreas Johnsson scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.
Toronto got a 24-stop effort from Garret Sparks in the loss.
On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-0, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Toronto outshot Chicago 47-39 in the game.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Canadiens. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.