Toronto needed a shootout to earn a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Thursday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Tyler Bozak, who beat Ty Conklin in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Toronto. Toronto got goals from Phil Kessel (2), Colby Armstrong, Kris Versteeg, and Mikhail Grabovski in the victory. Armstrong opened the scoring at 0:15 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson stopped 39 of 44 St. Louis shots in the victory.
St. Louis got goals from Eric Brewer, Alex Steen, Brad Winchester, David Backes, and Matt D'Agostini in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 15 of 19 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Toronto scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 44-31.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face New York.