facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: St. Louis 6, Toronto 3

Dec. 12, 2013 at 11:08 PM   |   Comments

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- David Backes scored the first and last goals of a St. Louis power surge Thursday that brought the Blues a 6-3 win over Toronto.

St. Louis produced the first four goals of the game and Backes got it started 4:48 into the contest. Jaden Schwartz and Derek Roy both had first-period goals for the Blues and Chris Stewart tallied 29 seconds into the middle stanza to give St. Louis a 4-0 cushion.

An empty-net goal by Backes finished the scoring with 30 seconds left in the contest.

The six goals came from the third most productive offense in the NHL this season. St. Louis has 106 goals for the year, behind only Chicago and Anaheim.

Brian Elliott picked up the win with 19 saves. James Reimer gave up three goals on 15 shots before being removed late in the first period for Jonathan Bernier.

© 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.
Most Popular
1
San Francisco Giants win third World Series title in five years San Francisco Giants win third World Series title in five years
2
Turnarounds highlight the new FCS coaches
3
Julius Randle breaks leg during NBA debut Julius Randle breaks leg during NBA debut
4
Habs end swing in Vancouver
5
Former Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe player has severe stroke Former Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe player has severe stroke
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback