Blues vs Blue Jackets Final: 5-4 - Recap
St. Louis needed a shootout to earn a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Monday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.
The Blues were a -123 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Alex Steen, who beat Steve Mason in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from Andy McDonald (2), T.J. Oshie, and Patrik Berglund in the victory. Berglund opened the scoring at 1:24 of the first period.
Ben Bishop stopped 19 of 20 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got goals from Derek MacKenzie, Fedor Tyutin, Jakub Voracek, and Matt Calvert in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Columbus got a 32-stop effort from Steve Mason in the loss.
On the power play, St. Louis went 2-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 36-28.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For Columbus, they head home to face St. Louis.