It came down to a shootout and Viktor Fasth foiled the opposition in a 6-5 victory for Anaheim over St. Louis Saturday.
Anaheim was an underdog by +169 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Nick Bonino clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 6 for the Ducks. Bobby Ryan (2), Teemu Selanne, Saku Koivu, and Andrew Cogliano each scored for the Ducks in the victory. Ryan opened the scoring for Anaheim, finding the back of the net at 11:09 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Teemu Selanne and Francois Beauchemin.
Viktor Fasth turned in a 26-save effort for the Ducks.
St. Louis got goals from Alex Steen, T.J. Oshie, David Backes, Chris Stewart, and David Perron in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
St. Louis got a 18-stop effort from Brian Elliott in the loss.
On the power play, Anaheim went 0-for-1, while the Blues were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
St. Louis outshot Anaheim 31-23 in the game.
Anaheim looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.