Toronto needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over St. Louis on Thursday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs were rewarded as +152 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Phil Kessel clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Maple Leafs. Toronto got goals from John-Michael Liles and Phil Kessel in the victory. Liles opened the scoring at 11:27 of the first period.
Ben Scrivens stopped 38 of 40 St. Louis shots in the victory.
St. Louis got goals from Jason Arnott and Patrik Berglund in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 20 of 22 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 2-for-3, while the Blues were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 40-22.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Tampa Bay.