Blues Down Nashville 3-2 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Jaroslav Halak foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for St. Louis over Nashville Thursday.
St. Louis won as a +117 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Andy McDonald, who beat Pekka Rinne in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from Chris Stewart and Vladimir Sobotka in the victory. Stewart opened the scoring at 4:13 of the first period.
Jaroslav Halak turned in a 25-save effort for the Blues.
Nashville got goals from Colin Wilson and Roman Josi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Pekka Rinne stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-1, while the Predators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 27-24.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Jets. Nashville, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Jose.