St. Louis vs Columbus Recap - Blue Jackets Win 8-1
Hockey bettors who backed the Blue Jackets on the moneyline Wednesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Columbus easily handled St. Louis 8-1 at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus won as a -101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chris Clark (2), Jakub Voracek (2), Rick Nash, Antoine Vermette, R.J. Umberger, and Jared Boll each scored for the Blue Jackets in the victory. Voracek opened the scoring for Columbus, finding the back of the net at 6:49 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Derick Brassard and Rick Nash.
Steve Mason stopped 29 of 30 St. Louis shots in the victory.
B.J. Crombeen scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Steve Mason.
Ty Conklin stopped 16 of 20 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Columbus scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 35-30.
Columbus looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.