St. Louis Ices Tampa Bay 3-0 - Recap
|St. Louis Ices Tampa Bay 3-0 - Recap|
Tampa Bay couldn't break through the St. Louis defense on Saturday, failing to score on Brian Elliott in a 3-0 loss at Scottrade Center.
St. Louis was favored by -128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
St. Louis got goals from T.J. Oshie, Kris Russell, and Kevin Shattenkirk in the victory. Russell opened the scoring at 18:51 of the first period.
Brian Elliott turned in a 19-save effort for the Blues.
Mathieu Garon stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-3, while the Lightning were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 24-19.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Winnipeg.