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Recap - Blues Defeat Chicago 3-2

St. Louis skated to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.

St. Louis was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

St. Louis got goals from Alexander Steen, David Backes, and Vladimir Tarasenko in the victory. Tarasenko opened the scoring at 15:44 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak turned in a 26-save effort for the Blues.

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.

Chicago got a 31-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.

On the power play, St. Louis went 1-for-2, while the Blackhawks were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.

St. Louis outshot Chicago 34-28 in the game.

St. Louis heads into a battle against the Rangers. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.