St. Louis Ices Winnipeg 4-1 - Recap
|St. Louis Ices Winnipeg 4-1 - Recap|
David Backes was the difference, potting a pair for St. Louis on Monday as the Blues skated off with a 4-1 victory over the Jets at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Blues were rewarded as -250 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
David Backes (2), Brenden Morrow, and Chris Porter each scored for the Blues in the victory. Morrow opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 1:44 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Derek Roy and Jay Bouwmeester.
Ryan Miller stopped 16 of 17 Winnipeg shots in the victory.
Winnipeg got a goal from Eric O'Dell in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Al Montoya stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 1-for-2, while the Jets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 27-17.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head home to face Colorado.