Recap - Blues Defeat Anaheim 9-3

Recap - Blues Defeat Anaheim 9-3

St. Louis cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 9-3 win over the Ducks at Scottrade Center.

St. Louis won as a -144 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

St. Louis got goals from Andy McDonald (2), T.J. Oshie (2), Chris Stewart (2), Alex Steen, Carlo Colaiacovo, and David Backes in the victory. McDonald opened the scoring at 10:24 of the first period.

Ben Bishop turned in a 20-save effort for the Blues.

Teemu Selanne, Jarkko Ruutu, and Ryan Getzlaf scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Ben Bishop.

Timo Pielmeier stopped 7 of 12 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, St. Louis went 3-for-5, while the Ducks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Anaheim outshot St. Louis 25-23 in the game.

St. Louis heads into a battle against the Blackhawks. Anaheim, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.