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Schwartz's sly tip-in marker

WSH@STL: Schwartz narrowly tips puck home

Jaden Schwartz gets a piece of Vladimir Tarasenko's centering feed, and the puck slides by Braden Holtby to put the Blues on the board

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The St. Louis Blues scored four straight goals in a 4-3 preseason win against the Washington Capitals at Enterprise Center on Friday.

Washington was the last undefeated team in the preseason.

Jaden Schwartz scored in the first period before Brayden Schenn, Valdimir Tarasenko and Tyler Bozak (power play) scored in the second period to give St. Louis a 4-2 lead.

Travis Boyd, Carl Hagelin and Chandler Stephenson scored, and Braden Holtby made 21 saves for Washington, which won its first four preseason games. It ends the preseason Sunday at the Carolina Hurricanes.

Ville Husso made 24 saves for St. Louis, which plays at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.

The Capitals visit the Blues for the regular-season opener on Oct. 2.

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