Sharks Down St. Louis 4-1 - Match Report
Logan Couture scored a pair of goals against the Blues as San Jose handed St. Louis a 4-1 defeat on Saturday at Scottrade Center.
San Jose was favored by -116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Logan Couture (2), Devin Setoguchi, and Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 9:30 of the first period.
Antero Niittymaki turned in a 21-save effort for the Sharks.
David Backes scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Antero Niittymaki.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-4, while the Blues were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 34-22.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Vancouver.