Columbus Falls 6-2 to Blues - Recap
St. Louis cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 6-2 win over the Blue Jackets at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Blues were rewarded as -210 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Patrik Berglund (2), Maxim Lapierre, Vladimir Sobotka, Alex Pietrangelo, and Jaden Schwartz each scored for the Blues in the victory. Berglund opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 7:03 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Barret Jackman and Kevin Shattenkirk.
Brian Elliott turned in a 22-save effort for the Blues.
Mark Letestu and Artem Anisimov scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Curtis McElhinney stopped 31 of 37 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-1, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 37-24.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face New York.