Colorado vs St. Louis Recap - Blues Win 7-3
Hockey bettors who backed the Blues on the moneyline Thursday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as St. Louis easily handled Colorado 7-3 at Scottrade Center.
St. Louis won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got goals from Alexander Steen (2), Jay Bouwmeester, Derek Roy, David Backes, Chris Stewart, and Vladimir Tarasenko in the victory. Roy opened the scoring at 1:54 of the first period.
Jaroslav Halak turned in a 21-save effort for the Blues.
Matt Duchene, Ryan O'Reilly, and Nathan MacKinnon scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 18 of 23 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 3-for-4, while the Avalanche were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 29-24.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Florida.