Blues Down Columbus 6-1 - Match Report
The battle between the Blues and Blue Jackets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Columbus was handed a 6-1 defeat on Sunday at Nationwide Arena.
St. Louis was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
St. Louis got goals from Patrik Berglund (2), Andy McDonald, Alex Steen, Carlo Colaiacovo, and Chris Porter in the victory. Berglund opened the scoring at 5:00 of the first period.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 23 of 24 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got a goal from R.J. Umberger in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Columbus got a 17-stop effort from Mathieu Garon in the loss.
On the power play, St. Louis went 1-for-2, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 33-24.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.