Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 | Chicago Blackhawks, NHL, Sports | No Comments
The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Tuesday night in Canada. After falling behind 1-0 in the 1st period, the Blackhawks scored the game’s final 3 goals to pull off the 3-1 win. Cam Barker’s 4th goal of the season tied the game at 1 just 3 minutes into the 2nd period. Dave Bolland’s 10th goal of the season gave the Blackhawks the lead for good with just under 4 minutes left to play in the 2nd period. Martin Havlat’s 16th goal of the season gave the Blackhawks some cushion for a 3-1 lead midway through the 3rd period. The Blackhawks exploded for 41 shots, but could only manage to land 3 behind Oilers goalie Dwayne Roloson. Cristobal Huet saved 20 of 21 shots for the Blackhawks and won his first game in 3 starts. He now has 13 wins on the season and a 2.31 goals-against-average.
The Blackhawks have 64 points and maintained their 7-point advantage over the 5th seed Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference.