Blues Down Vancouver 2-1 - Match Report
The Canucks came up short Tuesday against the Blues, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
St. Louis was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Alexander Steen, who beat Cory Schneider in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from Jay Bouwmeester in the victory. Bouwmeester opened the scoring at 10:50 of the third period.
Brian Elliott turned in a 21-save effort for the Blues.
Alexander Edler scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Cory Schneider stopped 35 of 36 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 0-for-4, while the Canucks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 36-22.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Coyotes. Vancouver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.