Blues Down Chicago 4-3 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Brian Elliott foiled the opposition in a 4-3 victory for St. Louis over Chicago Thursday.
St. Louis was an underdog by +128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Kevin Shattenkirk, who beat Corey Crawford in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from Adam Cracknell (2) and David Backes in the victory. Cracknell opened the scoring at 16:03 of the first period.
Brian Elliott stopped 33 of 36 Chicago shots in the victory.
Jonathan Toews, Viktor Stalberg, and Brandon Saad scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Corey Crawford stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-1, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 36-22.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Columbus looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Nashville.