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Blues vs Islanders Final: 5-1 - Recap

New York couldn't hang with the Blues on Thursday as St. Louis blasted the Islanders 5-1 at Scottrade Center.

St. Louis was favored by -238 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

St. Louis got goals from Brenden Morrow, Jay Bouwmeester, Derek Roy, David Backes, and Magnus Paajarvi in the victory. Bouwmeester opened the scoring at 11:47 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak turned in a 22-save effort for the Blues.

Andrew MacDonald scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.

Anders Nilsson stopped 21 of 26 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

St. Louis scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while New York went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

St. Louis outshot New York 26-23 in the game.

St. Louis heads into a battle against the Ducks. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.