Skip to main content

Patrick Berglund has a goal, assist in Blues' 4-3 win over Coyotes @NHLdotcom

ST. LOUIS - Patrick Berglund scored his eighth goal of the season and added an assist on B.J. Crombeen's winner for the St. Louis Blues, who snapped a two-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.

Berglund has 13 points in 12 games, and Brad Boyes added three assists for St. Louis. The Coyotes, who had won two straight, lost for the second time in six games.

David Backes and Keith Tkachuk also had goals for the Blues, who trailed 1-0.

Ed Jovanovski, Shane Doan and Kyle Turris scored for Phoenix.

Phoenix jumped out to the lead 9:03 into the first. Jovanovski one-timed Doan's pass from behind the net past goalie Manny Legace. It was the defenceman's second goal of the season and first since Nov. 4 against Calgary.

The Blues tied it with just under four minutes left in the first. Backes beat Ilya Bryzgalov for his sixth of the season.

The Coyotes regained the lead at 4:15 mark of the period on Doan's 13th goal.

The Blues quickly tied it at two just 59 seconds later. With Enver Lisin in the box for hooking, Berglund one-timed Boyes' pass. It was Boyes' 100th point with the Blues.

St. Louis took its first lead at 11:37 when Tkachuk banged in a rebound for his 12th goal.

The Blues took a 4-2 lead when Crombeen one-timed Berglund's pass for his second of the season.

Turris got the Coyotes within 4-3 with just under four minutes remaining in the second when he slid a shot under Legace for a power-play goal.

Notes: Coyotes C Olli Jokinen, missed his fifth straight game due to a shoulder injury. He isn't expected to return until Wednesday against Dallas. ... Doan has a four-game point streak. ... Blues forward Paul Kariya missed his 14th straight game with a lower body injury. He hasn't played since Nov. 5. ... The Blues honoured Tkachuk before the game for recording his 1,000th career point last Sunday at Atlanta. He the 72nd NHL player to reach the mark.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.