Chicago vs St. Louis Recap - Blues Win 6-5
St. Louis needed a shootout to earn a 6-5 victory over Chicago on Saturday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.
Bettors who backed the Blues were rewarded as -126 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Kevin Shattenkirk potted the shootout winner for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from Maxim Lapierre, Patrik Berglund, Jaden Schwartz, Vladimir Tarasenko, and Dmitrij Jaskin in the victory. Lapierre opened the scoring at 14:04 of the first period.
Brian Elliott stopped 17 of 19 Chicago shots in the victory.
Patrick Sharp, Brent Seabrook, Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad, and Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.
Antti Raanta stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, St. Louis went 1-for-4, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot St. Louis 32-25 in the game.
St. Louis heads into a battle against the Stars. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.