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Blues 4, Wild 1

Associated Press | Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:48 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund scored 51 seconds apart during St. Louis' four-goal third period, leading the Blues to a 4-1 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

David Backes and Chris Stewart also scored for St. Louis, which finished the preseason with a 3-2-1 record. Alex Pietrangelo had two assists and Jaroslav Halak stopped 18 shots.

Jared Spurgeon scored for the Wild, who went 4-2-0 in the preseason. Josh Harding stopped all 15 shots he faced, and Johan Gustafsson allowed four goals on 11 shots.

Both teams will open the regular season Thursday at home. The Blues host the Nashville Predators, while the Wild plays host to the Los Angeles Kings.

Scoring Summary
1st Period
10:01MIN PPG - Jared Spurgeon (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Zach Parise (1), Mikko Koivu (1) 1 - 0 MIN
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
06:20STL T.J. Oshie (1) Backhand shot - ASST: Alexander Steen (1) 1 - 1 Tie
07:12STL Patrik Berglund (1) Tip-in - ASST: Alex Pietrangelo (1), Jaden Schwartz (1) 2 - 1 STL
11:20STL David Backes (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Jay Bouwmeester (1), Alex Pietrangelo (2) 3 - 1 STL
14:04STL PPG - Chris Stewart (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Derek Roy (1), Jordan Leopold (1) 4 - 1 STL
Three Stars of the Game
Alex Pietrangelo
1st
Alex Pietrangelo
D
G: 0Shots: 3
A: 2Hits: 0
PTS: 2PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 25:36
T.J. Oshie
2nd
T.J. Oshie
RW
G: 1Shots: 4
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 16:18
Maxim Lapierre
3rd
Maxim Lapierre
C
G: 0Shots: 0
A: 0Hits: 2
PTS: 0PIM: 0
+/-: 0TOI: 11:18
Penalty Summary
1st Period
06:03MIN Marco Scandella  Tripping  - 2 min against  Derek Roy
08:13STL Magnus Paajarvi  Holding  - 2 min against  Marco Scandella
16:34MIN Mikko Koivu  Interference  - 2 min against  Vladimir Tarasenko
2nd Period
05:14MIN Torrey Mitchell  Hooking  - 2 min against  Derek Roy
11:28STL Chris Stewart  Roughing  - 2 min against  Matt Cooke
11:28STL Chris Stewart  Roughing  - 2 min against  Matt Cooke
17:01STL David Backes  Roughing  - 2 min against  Jason Pominville
3rd Period
13:06MIN Justin Fontaine  Holding  - 2 min against  Jaden Schwartz
17:48MIN Matt Cooke  Roughing  - 2 min against  Roman Polak
17:48STL Roman Polak  Roughing  - 2 min against  Matt Cooke
19:30STL Jaden Schwartz  Tripping  - 2 min against  Charlie Coyle
shots by period
PeriodMINSTL
1st77
2nd58
3rd711
Total1926
Team Stats
CategoryMINSTL
Power Plays1/51/4
Hits1118
Faceoff Wins3526
Giveaways12
Takeaways411
Blocked Shots148
Penalty Minutes1012
  • MINNESOTA
  • ST LOUIS
#skatersPosGA+/-SPIMTOI
3C. CoyleC0002015:18
4C. StonerD0001016:37
6M. ScandellaD00-13217:15
9M. KoivuC01-30217:21
11Z. PariseL01-32018:05
15D. HeatleyL0002016:32
16J. ZuckerL0000010:59
17T. MitchellC0001212:50
21K. BrodziakC0000013:02
22N. NiederreiterR0000011:53
24M. CookeL0000214:50
25J. BrodinD00-23024:18
29J. PominvilleR00-31018:08
39N. ProsserD00-10019:10
46J. SpurgeonD10-14019:43
52J. FontaineR0000211:21
55M. DumbaD00-10018:31
64M. GranlundC0000015:09
#GoaliesSvSASv%TOI
31J. Gustafsson711.63620:00
37J. Harding15151.00040:00
#skatersPosGA+/-SPIMTOI
5B. JackmanD0011020:01
9J. SchwartzL0111216:37
10B. MorrowL0000013:29
12D. RoyC0100016:31
19J. BouwmeesterD0114019:33
20A. SteenL0122017:21
21P. BerglundC1011016:23
22K. ShattenkirkD0002020:38
25C. StewartR1002414:18
27A. PietrangeloD0223025:36
33J. LeopoldD0112015:51
40M. LapierreC0000011:18
42D. BackesC1022217:36
46R. PolakD0010217:06
56M. PaajarviL000128:50
74T. OshieR1024016:18
79A. CracknellR000008:40
91V. TarasenkoR0011013:36
#GoaliesSvSASv%TOI
1B. Elliott00.0000:00
41J. Halak1819.94760:00