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Game Notes - Blues 4, Jets 2

by Staff Writer / St. Louis Blues

Game Notes - October 18, 2015
  • The Blues moved into first place in the Western Conference while stretching their win streak to four games, marking their longest since a seven-game segment from Jan. 17 to Feb. 5, last season.
  • St. Louis has now won four of the first five road games of a season for the first time since 2002-03.
  • The Blues recorded a season-high 41 shots - their highest total in a road game since an equal total on Dec. 3, 2014, in Chicago -Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 4th and 5th goals of the year, including the game winner, stretching his season-long point streak to six games (4g, 4a).
  • Today marked Tarasenko's 10th career multi-goal game and he is now tied for the overall League lead in goals with Tomas Plekanec, Zach Parise and Jamie Benn.
  • Brian Elliott got the win, giving him victories in each of his first four starts (2.00 GAA, .918 SV%) for the second time in his career and the first since 2011-12. Dating back to the end of the 2014-15 regular season, he has won six straight starts, including a 2.50 GAA and a .903 SV%
  • Carl Gunnarsson scored his third goal as a Blue and added an assist, giving him back-to-back multi-point efforts for the first time in his career
  • Jori Lehtera notched an assist, extending his point streak to four games (2g, 3a). It is the second-longest point streak of his NHL career, behind only a seven-game stretch from Nov. 3 to Nov. 15, last season
  • Scottie Upshall scored his second goal as a Blue and his first career goal vs. the Jets
  • Dmitrij Jaskin recorded two assists for his first points of the season and the first multi-point game of his career
  • Manitoba native, Joel Edmundson, assisted on Upshall's goal for his first career NHL point
  • Scott Gomez got the primary assist on Tarasenko's second goal, giving him his first point as a Blue
Blues Milestones
Carl Gunnarsson served his 100th career penalty minute
Joel Edmundson recorded his first career NHL point.

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