St. Louis Falls 3-1 to Wild - Recap
The Wild earned a 3-1 victory over the Blues on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Antti Miettinen, Kyle Brodziak, and Cal Clutterbuck each scored for the Wild in the victory. Clutterbuck opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 18:51 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jared Spurgeon and Pierre-Marc Bouchard.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 24-save effort for the Wild.
Patrik Berglund scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
St. Louis got a 17-stop effort from Jaroslav Halak in the loss.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot St. Louis 31-25 in the game.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Canucks. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Vancouver.