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The Chicago Blackhawks will look for the series clincher when they take the ice on Monday night to face the Boston Bruins in game six of their best of seven NHL Finals series in a pro hockey game.
Start time from Boston is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC TV.
The game six NHL Finals betting line odds have the home side Boston Bruins favored by -125 odds with the take back on the road underdog Chicago Blackhawks at +115 odds. The goal total is lined at 4 ½ runs.
Chicago takes the 3-2 series lead in this NHL Finals series after their 3-1 home victory in game five against the Boston Bruins as a -151 betting line odds favorite. The goal total went under five goals.
Patrick Kane found the net twice to give the Blackhawks the 2-0 lead in game five. The first Kane goal came at 17:27 of the first period at even strength and goal two arrived at 5:13 of the second period at even strength. Boston got within a goal at 3:40 of the third period as Zdeno Chara scores at even strength. The Blackhawks put the game away with an empty net goal by David Bolland with just 14 seconds remaining in the game.
Chicago outshot the Bruins by a 32-25 margin and won nine more face-offs. Boston had no power play opportunities and the Blackhawks go 0 of 2 on the man advantage. The teams split their two games held in Boston in the NHL Finals with a 2-0 win in game three and the Blackhawks won a wild game four in overtime by the score of 6-5 as they avoided a 3-1 deficit with the victory. Chicago has now won two straight in this NHL Finals series. Boston has faced elimination once and they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in an opening round series in game seven by the score of 5-4 at home in overtime as the team overcomes a three goal third period deficit to force the overtime session. Chicago is 3-0 in three closeout opportunities in the playoffs this post season.