Recap - Blues Defeat Minnesota 3-0

Recap - Blues Defeat Minnesota 3-0

Minnesota couldn't break through the St. Louis defense on Monday, failing to score on Jaroslav Halak in a 3-0 loss at Scottrade Center.

St. Louis was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

St. Louis got goals from Alexander Steen (2) and Vladimir Sobotka in the victory. Sobotka opened the scoring at 1:20 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak turned in a 22-save effort for the Blues.

Niklas Backstrom stopped 18 of 20 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

St. Louis scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 22-21.

Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Phoenix.