Blues vs Penguins Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Blues vs Penguins Final: 3-2 - Recap|
The Blues earned a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday at Consol Energy Centre.
Bettors who backed the Blues were rewarded as +168 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
St. Louis got goals from Jamie Langenbrunner, Scott Nichol, and Alex Pietrangelo in the victory. Nichol opened the scoring at 5:33 of the first period.
Brian Elliott turned in a 31-save effort for the Blues.
Steve Sullivan and James Neal scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 40 of 43 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-5, while the Penguins were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 43-33.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Ottawa.