Blues Down Nashville 4-3 - Match Report
St. Louis earned a 4-3 victory over Nashville on Monday, but needed a shootout to do it at Bridgestone Arena.
St. Louis was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Alex Steen, who beat Pekka Rinne in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from Andy McDonald, Alex Pietrangelo, and Vladimir Tarasenko in the victory. Tarasenko opened the scoring at 10:28 of the first period.
Brian Elliott turned in a 13-save effort for the Blues.
Mike Fisher, Patric Hornqvist, and Colin Wilson scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Pekka Rinne stopped 36 of 39 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
St. Louis scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 39-24.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face Minnesota.