St. Louis Blues win NHL-best 7th straight game
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko stretched his goal-scoring streak to four games and the St. Louis Blues extended their NHL-best winning streak to seven with a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
Jake Allen made 24 saves for the Blues and ran his shutout streak to 184 minutes before giving up his first goal in two weeks.
Tarasenko and linemate Jaden Schwartz each had a goal and an assist. Tarasenko has scored five goals during his four-game streak and eight in his last six games overall.
Alexander Steen and David Backes also scored for St. Louis. Jori Lehtera had two assists.
Allen, who stopped 26 shots in blanking the Devils 1-0 Tuesday night in New Jersey, had his shutout streak snapped at 184:01 when Michael Ryder beat him with a wrist shot at 16:35 of the third period.
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