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Game Notes - Blues 6, Coyotes 4

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Game Notes - Blues 6, Coyotes 4

  • The Blues logged their 5th consecutive win, marking a new season high.  The club has pulled to within one point of Dallas for second place and two points of Chicago for first place in the Central Division
  • St. Louis has also won five straight on the road which is also a season high.  The victory was also their 7th consecutive at Gila River Arena.  The Blues have outscored the Coyotes 35-12 in than span
  • The Blues scored four first period goals, equaling their scoring total from their previous two games.  It was their first four-goal opening frame since Feb. 15, 2013 vs. Calgary
  • Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 28th goal and added his 23rd assist, eclipsing the 50-point plateau for the second straight season.  Tarasenko shares 5th overall in goals and 12th overall in points
  • Alexander Steen notched his 17th goal and 30th assist for his team-leading 15th multi-point effort of the year.  However, Steen left the game in the first period with an upper-body injury and did not return
  • Jaden Schwartz extended his goal streak to three games, and now has four goals and an assist in five games since returning from injury.  The Blues improved to 10-2-0 with Schwartz in the lineup this season
  • Carl Gunnarsson picked-up his second goal of the year and his second in his last five games against the Coyotes.
  • Patrik Berglund tipped-in his 5th goal of the season after a skillful pass from Scottie Upshall.  Berglund's goal proved to be the game-winner, his third of the year and 17th of his career-Colton Parayko grabbed his 18th and 19th assists, stretching his assist streak to a season/career-long three games (4a).  Now with 26 points overall, Parayko is the second rookie defensemen to surpass the 25-point plateau this year (Shayne Gostisbehere)
  • David Backes tallied his 18th assist and his 14th goal of the season.  Backes is now one goal shy of 200 for his NHL career
  • Paul Stastny's 24th assist was also his 30th point of the year.  Stastny now has an assist in three straight road games
  • Robby Fabbri logged his 12th assist of the season.  Fabbri leads the Blues and shares 5th amongst all rookies with eight points (3g, 5a) since the All-Star break
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