Carolina Ices St. Louis 2-1 - Recap
Carolina earned a 2-1 victory over St. Louis on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Scottrade Center.
Carolina won as a +160 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jussi Jokinen clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Hurricanes. Brandon Sutter scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Sutter opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 3:18 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Tuomo Ruutu and Jussi Jokinen.
Cam Ward turned in a 38-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Alex Pietrangelo scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Cam Ward.
St. Louis got a 28-stop effort from Jaroslav Halak in the loss.
On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-2, while the Blues were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
St. Louis outshot Carolina 39-29 in the game.
Carolina heads into a battle against the Panthers. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.