St. Louis 4, NY Rangers 1

Thursday, December 15, 2011 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Rangers 17-8-1-3 8-3-0-2 9-5-1-1 L2
St. Louis 18-9-0-3 12-3-0-1 6-6-0-2 W4


Alex Steen scored a goal and set up another while Brian Elliott made 25 saves as the St. Louis Blues continued their home dominance with a 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday.

Patrik Berglund, David Perron and Jason Arnott also tallied for St. Louis, which concluded a 4-1-0 homestand and improved to 12-3-1 in its own building this season.

Berglund and Perron scored less than four minutes apart in the first period for a 2-0 lead before Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto halved the deficit late in the middle session.

Steen restored the two-goal cushion 61 seconds into the third when the puck deflected off his body and over goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.

Arnott's empty-netter late in the period sealed the win for Elliott, who has allowed more than two goals only once in 16 games this season. Elliott entered as the league leader in goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts.

Lundqvist turned aside 32 shots for New York, which had its four-game road winning streak snapped. The Rangers have lost four of their last six contests.

Top Game Performances

NY Rangers   St. Louis
Michael Del Zotto 1 Points Alexander Steen 2
Michael Del Zotto 1 Goals Alexander Steen 1
Ryan Callahan 1 Assists Alexander Steen 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Henrik Lundqvist .914 Save Percentage Brian Elliott .962
Henrik Lundqvist 32 Saves Brian Elliott 25

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
NY Rangers 26 1 0-0 1-1 2 26
St. Louis 36 4 0-1 0-0 0 40

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play its next game on the road against Nashville. The Blues have a W/L % of .588 after a win and .615 after a loss.
  • NY Rangers will play its next game on the road against Arizona. The Rangers have a W/L % of .706 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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