St. Louis vs Columbus Wrap - St. Louis Wins 2-1
|St. Louis vs Columbus Wrap - St. Louis Wins 2-1|
St. Louis skated to a 2-1 victory over Columbus on Sunday in NHL action at Nationwide Arena.
The Blues were a -114 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
David Backes and Kris Russell each scored for the Blues in the victory. Russell opened the scoring for St. Louis, finding the back of the net at 19:52 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Alex Steen and Kevin Shattenkirk.
Brian Elliott turned in a 23-save effort for the Blues.
Columbus got a goal from Derek Dorsett in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Columbus got a 27-stop effort from Curtis Sanford in the loss.
St. Louis scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 29-24.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Columbus, they head on the road to face Vancouver.