Blues Fall 5-4 Against Ottawa - Game Recap
The Blues came up short Tuesday against the Senators, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
Ottawa was an underdog by +195 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Kyle Turris, who beat Jaroslav Halak in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Ottawa. Jason Spezza, Milan Michalek, Kyle Turris, and Erik Karlsson each scored for the Senators in the victory. Karlsson opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 14:50 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jason Spezza.
Robin Lehner turned in a 46-save effort for the Senators.
St. Louis got goals from Brenden Morrow, Jordan Leopold, T.J. Oshie, and David Backes in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Ottawa went 0-for-1, while the Blues were 0-for-7 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 50-31.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Boston.