ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas scored twice and the St. Louis Blues beat the New York Rangers 6-2 Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
David Perron, Jake Walman, Ivan Barbashev and Ryan O’Reilly also scored for the Blues, who were 0-3-1 in their skid and remained two points ahead of Minnesota in second place in the Central Division.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Kyrou had two goals and an assist, Colton Parayko scored the game-winner and the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 Friday night.
Jake Walman and Brayden Schenn also scored, and Ville Husso had 35 saves for St.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Wilson scored the tying goal early in the third period and Anthony Mantha got the go-ahead score 1:35 later as the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 in a preseason game Friday night.
Jake Walman testing positive for the coronavirus late in the season caught the St. Louis Blues off guard.
“Everyone was a little bit shocked because he was vaccinated,” Blues leading scorer David Perron said.
DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Blues will be without leading scorer David Perron for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against top-seeded Colorado on Monday due to the NHL's virus protocols.
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon returned to the ice for practice Saturday and all signs point to him being back in the lineup for Game 1 of a first-round series against the St. Louis Blues.
The difficult-to-contain Colorado Avalanche forward missed four of the final five games of the regular season with a lower-body injury.