Jets Fall 4-3 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
|Jets Fall 4-3 Against St. Louis - Game Recap|
St. Louis earned a 4-3 victory over Winnipeg on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Scottrade Center.
St. Louis won as a -205 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Vladimir Tarasenko, who beat Al Montoya in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. Brenden Morrow, Derek Roy, and Jaden Schwartz each scored for the Blues in the victory. Morrow opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 7:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Vladimir Tarasenko and Derek Roy.
Brian Elliott turned in a 28-save effort for the Blues.
Winnipeg got goals from Mark Scheifele (2) and Dustin Byfuglien in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Al Montoya stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
St. Louis scored 0 times on 8 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 31-26.
St. Louis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Jets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.