Blues Down Detroit 3-2 - Match Report
The Red Wings came up short Tuesday against the Blues, falling 3-2.
St. Louis won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Alex Steen, David Backes, and Patrik Berglund each scored for the Blues in the victory. Steen opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 9:20 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jason Arnott.
Brian Elliott turned in a 27-save effort for the Blues.
Detroit got goals from Danny Cleary and Johan Franzen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jimmy Howard stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 2-for-8, while the Red Wings were 2-for-7 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 29-26.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Phoenix.