St. Louis vs Minnesota Wrap - Minnesota Wins 2-1
|St. Louis vs Minnesota Wrap - Minnesota Wins 2-1|
The Wild beat St. Louis 2-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Josh Harding's 30 saves.
Minnesota was favored by -111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Dany Heatley and Guillaume Latendresse each scored for the Wild in the victory. Heatley opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 11:39 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Mikko Koivu and Nate Prosser.
Josh Harding stopped 30 of 31 St. Louis shots in the victory.
St. Louis got a goal from Jamie Langenbrunner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 31-26.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Chicago.