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Toronto Falls 6-3 to Blues - Recap

David Backes scored a pair of goals against the Maple Leafs as St. Louis handed Toronto a 6-3 defeat on Thursday at Scottrade Center.

The Blues were a -255 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

St. Louis got goals from David Backes (2), Alexander Steen, Derek Roy, Chris Stewart, and Jaden Schwartz in the victory. Backes opened the scoring at 4:48 of the first period.

Brian Elliott turned in a 19-save effort for the Blues.

Toronto got goals from Nikolai Kulemin, James van Riemsdyk, and Nazem Kadri in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Toronto got a 18-stop effort from Jonathan Bernier in the loss.

On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-3, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 36-22.

Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Chicago.