Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks Free NHL Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 3/15/2014
Sunday, March 16, 7:30 PM on NBCS, TSN2
United Center, Chicago, Illinois
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The Detroit Red Wings last played the Chicago Blackhawks on Jan 22nd in Detroit. The Red Wings were able to beat out Chicago 5-4 in a shootout. The Blackhawks started off this high scoring game with two unanswered goals on Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson. The Red Wings quickly answered back with a two goal run of their own which ended the first period 2-2.
The second period saw the Red Wings pull ahead of the Blackhawks by one goal, but Chicago would score five minutes into the third period to tie the game at 4-4. The goaltending during the third period and during the overtime was excellent and each goaltender took over thirty shots on goal with each allowing four goals. The shootout was won by Darren Helms of the Red Wings in the sixth round.
Currently the Red Wings are sitting in the fifth spot in their division with seventy one points. The Chicago Blackhawks are third in their division and just one point behind second place Colorado.
Detroit is 17-16 straight up on the road this season
Detroit is 14-18-1 against the over/under on the road this season
Chicago is 20-12 straight up at home this season
Chicago is 15-16-0 against the over/under at home this season
Injuries to Watch
03/10/14 C Joakim Andersson Foot out indefinitely
03/06/14 C Stephen Weiss Hernia out indefinitely
03/05/14 C Pavel Datsyuk Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/04/14 RW Daniel Cleary Knee out indefinitely
03/04/14 C Darren Helm Concussion out indefinitely
02/21/14 LW Henrik Zetterberg Back out for regular season
11/16/13 GO Nikolai Khabibulin Rotator Cuff out 4-5 months
11/05/13 C Brad Mills Ankle out indefinitely
03/14/14 RW Marian Hossa Upper Body Questionable Sunday vs Detroit
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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