St. Louis 4, Nashville 3

Monday, January 21, 2013 6:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 2-0-0-0 1-0-0-0 1-0-0-0 W2
Nashville 0-0-0-2 0-0-0-2 0-0-0-0 L2


Blues 4, Predators 3 (SO):
 T.J. Oshie and Alex Steen scored in the shootout and Brian Elliott was perfect in relief of Jaroslav Halak as St. Louis came back to hand host Nashville its second straight shootout loss.

Rookie Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists while Andy McDonald and defenseman Alex Pietrangelo also scored for the Blues. Elliott made 13 saves in 32 minutes after replacing Halak, who allowed three goals on 11 shots.

Patric Hornqvist scored for Nashville and set up goals by Colin Wilson and Mike Fisher. Pekka Rinne stopped 36 shots but couldn’t deny backhanders by Oshie and Steen in the shootout.

Wilson opened the scoring midway through the first period, but Tarasenko replied a little over a minute later before drawing a penalty and setting up McDonald on the ensuing power play to give St. Louis the 2-1 lead.

Nashville responded with power-play goals by Fisher and Hornqvist to chase Halak. But Elliott made some great saves to keep the deficit at one and allow Pietrangelo to tie the game with 7:50 left in regulation.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Predators D Scott Hannan was minus-2 but blocked a game-high seven shots. … Nashville D Shea Weber led all skaters with nearly 29 minutes of ice time. … Nashville finished 2-for-6 on the power play. The Blues were 1-for-2.

Top Game Performances

St. Louis   Nashville
Vladimir Tarasenko 3 Points Patric Hornqvist 3
Vladimir Tarasenko 1 Goals Patric Hornqvist 1
Vladimir Tarasenko 2 Assists Patric Hornqvist 2
Andy McDonald 1 Power Play Goals Patric Hornqvist 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Brian Elliott 1.000 Save Percentage Pekka Rinne .923
Brian Elliott 13 Saves Pekka Rinne 36

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
St. Louis 39 4 1-2 4-6 16 28
Nashville 24 3 2-6 1-2 8 36

Upcoming Games

  • Nashville will play its next game on the road against Minnesota. The Predators have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play its next game on the road against Chicago. The Blues have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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