The battle between the Blues and Oilers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Edmonton was handed a 5-0 defeat on Friday at Rexall Place.
St. Louis was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Chris Stewart (2), Roman Polak, Matt D'Agostini, and Patrik Berglund each scored for the Blues in the victory. Stewart opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 2:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Patrik Berglund and Roman Polak.
Ben Bishop stopped 39 of 39 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Edmonton got a 17-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.
On the power play, St. Louis went 2-for-5, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 39-22.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Flames. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.