St. Louis Skates Past New Jersey 3-2 - Recap
Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 of 37 shots fired at him by New Jersey, as the Blues skated to a 3-2 victory Saturday at Scottrade Center.
St. Louis was favored by -170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Eric Brewer, Brad Winchester, and Alex Pietrangelo each scored for the Blues in the victory. Pietrangelo opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 9:22 of the first period. The goal was assisted by David Backes and Brad Boyes.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 of 37 New Jersey shots in the victory.
David Clarkson and Mattias Tedenby scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.
Mike McKenna stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
St. Louis scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 37-27.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Predators. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.