Colorado Falls 3-1 to Blues - Recap

Colorado Falls 3-1 to Blues - Recap

St. Louis skated to a 3-1 victory over Colorado on Tuesday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.

The Blues were a -215 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

St. Louis got goals from Andy McDonald, David Backes, and Kevin Shattenkirk in the victory. Backes opened the scoring at 14:55 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak turned in a 26-save effort for the Blues.

Kevin Porter scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.

Peter Budaj stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

St. Louis scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 29-27.

St. Louis heads into a battle against the Blackhawks. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.