Recap - Blues Defeat Anaheim 5-1
|Recap - Blues Defeat Anaheim 5-1|
Hockey bettors who backed the Blues on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as St. Louis easily handled Anaheim 5-1 at Scottrade Center.
St. Louis won as a -167 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got goals from Matt D'Agostini (2), Andy McDonald, B.J. Crombeen, and David Backes in the victory. Backes opened the scoring at 3:53 of the first period.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 13 of 14 Anaheim shots in the victory.
Saku Koivu scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.
Jonas Hiller stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
St. Louis scored 1 time on 9 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
St. Louis outshot Anaheim 53-14 in the game.
St. Louis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.