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Blue Jackets Fall 3-1 Against St. Louis - Game Recap

St. Louis skated to a 3-1 victory over Columbus on Friday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.

St. Louis was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

St. Louis got goals from David Backes, Chris Stewart, and Patrik Berglund in the victory. Stewart opened the scoring at 15:58 of the second period.

Jake Allen turned in a 26-save effort for the Blues.

Artem Anisimov scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Jake Allen.

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 16 of 18 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

St. Louis scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 27-19.

St. Louis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.