St. Louis vs Tampa Bay Recap - Blues Win 3-1
|St. Louis vs Tampa Bay Recap - Blues Win 3-1|
The Blues beat Tampa Bay 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Jaroslav Halak's 22 saves.
St. Louis was favored by -158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
St. Louis got goals from Patrik Berglund, David Perron, and Jaden Schwartz in the victory. Berglund opened the scoring at 15:00 of the first period.
Jaroslav Halak turned in a 22-save effort for the Blues.
Tampa Bay got a goal from Brendan Mikkelson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 18 of 21 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 1-for-2, while the Lightning were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 23-21.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Buffalo.