facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: St. Louis 4, Edmonton 2

March 1, 2013 at 11:02 PM   |   Comments

ST. LOUIS, March 1 (UPI) -- Vladimir Sobotka and David Backes finished off a St. Louis comeback with third-period goals Friday in lifting the Blues to a 4-2 win over Edmonton.

Edmonton scored five times on Thursday in a victory against Dallas and the Oilers kept their offense going Friday with two goals that came 23 seconds apart in the opening period.

Jaroslav Halak shut out the Oilers the rest of the way, however, while St. Louis finally got things going.

Jaden Schwartz and Kevin Shattenkirk produced goals for the Blues in the second period to tie it and Sobotka put St. Louis in front 4:28 into the third.

Halak had to make only 15 saves to get the win, the second for St. Louis in three games.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 26 shots for the Oilers, who have lost in each of their last six trips to St. Louis.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
NFL announces harsher punishments for domestic violence
2
McCoy, Redskins top Buccaneers
3
UEFA president Michel Platini will not challenge FIFA head Sepp Blatter
4
Lions thump Bills to end preseason
5
Green Bay's reserves beat Chiefs'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback