Blues vs Wild Final: 4-1 - Recap
|Blues vs Wild Final: 4-1 - Recap|
The Wild came up short Monday against the Blues, falling 4-1.
The Blues were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Barret Jackman, Andy McDonald, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Jaden Schwartz each scored for the Blues in the victory. Schwartz opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 12:32 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Brian Elliott turned in a 19-save effort for the Blues.
Dany Heatley scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 20 of 24 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-1, while the Wild were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 25-24.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Blackhawks. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Jose.