NHL: St. Louis 4, Chicago 2

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Roman Polak put St. Louis ahead midway through the third period Friday and the Blues went on to defeat Chicago 4-2.

The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks had a four-game winning streak snapped.


St. Louis won for the first time in four games, getting two goals from David Perron for the second straight contest. Jaroslav Halak stopped 23-of-25 shots in the win.

Each of Perron's goals was answered by a score from Chicago and it was a 2-2 contest heading into the third period.

Polak gave the Blues the lead with 8:59 to play by scoring unassisted and St. Louis clinched it with Patrik Berglund's power-play goal with 1:03 remaining.

Marty Turco gave up all the St. Louis goals on 28 shots.

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