Winnipeg Ices St. Louis 4-3 - Recap
Winnipeg earned a 4-3 victory over St. Louis on Friday, but needed a shootout to do it at MTS Centre.
Winnipeg won as a +104 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Olli Jokinen, who beat Brian Elliott in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Winnipeg. Winnipeg got goals from Olli Jokinen, Tobias Enstrom, and Evander Kane in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring at 15:30 of the first period.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 29-save effort for the Jets.
St. Louis got goals from Alexander Steen (2) and David Backes in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Brian Elliott stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 0-for-2, while the Blues were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 32-29.
Winnipeg looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.