Sharks Down St. Louis 6-2 - Match Report
St. Louis couldn't hang with the Sharks on Tuesday as San Jose blasted the Blues 6-2 at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Scott Hannan, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture, and Tommy Wingels in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 9:37 of the first period.
Antti Niemi stopped 25 of 27 St. Louis shots in the victory.
St. Louis got goals from Roman Polak and Vladimir Tarasenko in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
St. Louis got a 22-stop effort from Jaroslav Halak in the loss.
On the power play, San Jose went 3-for-7, while the Blues were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 39-27.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Chicago.