St. Louis vs New York Recap - Blues Win 4-3
It came down to a shootout and Jaroslav Halak foiled the opposition in a 4-3 victory for St. Louis over New York Saturday.
St. Louis was favored by -140 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 Kevin Poulin in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. Vladimir Tarasenko (2) and T.J. Oshie each scored for the Blues in the victory. Tarasenko opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 17:17 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Maxim Lapierre.
Jaroslav Halak turned in a 33-save effort for the Blues.
Thomas Vanek, Kyle Okposo, and Matt Martin scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.
New York got a 32-stop effort from Kevin Poulin in the loss.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-2, while the Islanders were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 36-35.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Boston.