Sharks' Thornton gets four more points
Two goals, two assists in win against Bluesby Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent
ST. LOUIS -- Joe Thornton had a four-point game (two goals, two assists) and Logan Couture had two goals and an assist for the San Jose Sharks, who tied the NHL lead for most road wins with a 6-3 victory against the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center on Monday.
The Sharks (32-21-5) won their 21st road game, which tied the Washington Capitals for most in the League.
Tomas Hertl scored twice, Marc-Edouard Vlasic had two assists and Martin Jones made 25 saves for San Jose, which is 14-3-3 in its past 20 games and has scored four or more goals in four of the past six. The Sharks are 21-9-2 away from SAP Center.
Coach's Challenge: SJS @ STL - 9:50 of the Third Period
Original call stands - good goal BluesNHL.com @NHLdotcom
At 9:50 of the third period in the Sharks/Blues game, San Jose requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether a St. Louis player interfered with San Jose goaltender Martin Jones prior to Jay Bouwmeester's goal.
After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Referee confirmed no goaltender interference infractions occurred before the puck crossed the goal line.
Blues' Elliott leaves game with lower-body injury
Goalie replaced by Jake Allen in first periodby Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent
ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott left the game Monday against the San Jose Sharks because of a lower-body injury.
Elliott, who started 18 consecutive games for the injured Jake Allen, appeared to injure himself trying to make a save on the Sharks' third goal in the first period, scored by Logan Couture with 7:01 remaining. He then skated off with head athletic trainer Ray Barile.
Blues frustrated by Steen injury; Sharks make trade
Polak, Spaling arrive from Toronto but won't face St. Louisby Louie Korac / NHL.com Correspondent
SHARKS (31-21-5) at BLUES (35-17-9)
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ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues will be missing another key piece because of injury entering their game against the San Jose Sharks on Monday.