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Nashville Falls 4-3 to Blues - Recap

St. Louis needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Nashville on Saturday in NHL action at Scottrade Center.

St. Louis was favored by -207 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Vladimir Tarasenko potted the shootout winner for St. Louis. St. Louis got goals from David Backes, Jaden Schwartz, and Vladimir Tarasenko in the victory. Schwartz opened the scoring at 9:11 of the first period.

Brian Elliott turned in a 28-save effort for the Blues.

Nashville got goals from Mike Fisher, Paul Gaustad, and Roman Josi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Nashville got a 31-stop effort from Carter Hutton in the loss.

On the power play, St. Louis went 1-for-3, while the Predators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 34-31.

St. Louis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.