Oilers Fall 5-2 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
|Oilers Fall 5-2 Against St. Louis - Game Recap|
The Blues beat Edmonton 5-2 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Brian Elliott's 16 saves.
St. Louis was favored by -180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Maxim Lapierre, David Backes, Chris Stewart, Patrik Berglund, and Vladimir Tarasenko each scored for the Blues in the victory. Stewart opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 12:46 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Derek Roy and Jordan Leopold.
Brian Elliott turned in a 16-save effort for the Blues.
Mark Arcobello and Nail Yakupov scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 2-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 30-18.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Flames. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.