ST. LOUIS — Jordan Binnington made 45 saves to assist the St. Louis Blues snap a seven-game skid a 3-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night time.
Vladimir Tarasenko, Sammy Blais, and Jake Walman scored to assist St. Louis finish an 0-6-1 stretch. It additionally gave the Blues their first residence victory since an extra time win Feb. 18 towards San Jose.
The 45 saves have been a season excessive for Binnington, bettering the 42 he had at Vegas on Jan. 24 within the Blues’ 5-Four extra time win.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves whereas dropping his third straight begin.
Tarasenko scored his third purpose of the season 48 seconds into the competition to present St. Louis an early lead.
Blais scored 7:21 into the primary when he roofed a feed from David Perron over Fleury’s glove for his fourth purpose of the season to make it 2-0. Blais had been a wholesome scratch for St. Louis’ earlier three contests.
Walman scored his first NHL purpose so as to add some insurance coverage when he one-timed a rebound from Jordan Kyrou previous Fleury with 6:27 remaining in regulation to make it 3-0.
Nicoals Roy spoiled Binnington’s bid for his ninth profession shutout when he scored his second purpose of the season with 4:16 to go.
Kyle Clifford and Ryan Reaves dropped the gloves halfway by means of the primary interval. It was Clifford’s team-leading fourth combat of the season.
Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo was a wholesome scratch for the primary time this season and ahead Mike Hoffman was a wholesome scratch for the second time in 5 video games.
Golden Knights heart Chandler Stephenson returned to the lineup after lacking Vegas’ final three video games with an higher physique harm. Defenseman Alec Martinez was a late scratch and didn’t take the ice for warmups after scoring two objectives Monday night time. Vegas performed one skater, brief dressing 12 forwards and 5 defensemen.
Golden Knights: Host Arizona on Friday night time.
Blues: Host Minnesota on Friday night time.